Barbecued Greek Lamb

Recipe by dale7793
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READY IN: 25hrs
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Finely grate the rind off all 3 lemons, then juice the lemons.
  • Combine oil, lemon rind and juice, garlic, oregano, nutmeg and salt and pepper and whisk to combine.
  • Using a sharp knife butterfly the lamb legs so they open out flat.
  • Place lamb into ceramic dishes and pour the marinade evenly over each piece, rub the marinade all over the lamb.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to cook, remove the meat from the marinade, keep the marinade.
  • Preheat a greased BBQ to high heat.
  • Add both the lamb legs and cook each side 3 minutes to seal.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Cover BBQ with the hood or a large roasting pan if your BBQ doesn't have a hood.
  • Cook for 20 minutes each side for medium done.
  • Baste with marinade every 10 minutes.
  • Remove lamb from the heat and cover to rest for 15 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve with plenty of tzatziki, Greek bread, Barbecued spring vegetables (Recipe #72418) and Feta Roast Potatoes (Recipe #72411).
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