Capetown Lamb (South Africa)

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • Using the tip of a sharp paring knife, make slits about an inch deep all over the surface of the lamb, spacing them about an inch apart.
  • Insert a sliver each of garlic and ginger into each slit.
  • Place the lamb in a non-reactive roasting pan and set aside while you prepare the Marinade.
  • Combine the Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, sugar, both the mustards, lemon juice, oil, garlic, ginger, scallions, red pepper flakes,coriander, and cumin seeds in a small, heavy saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve.
  • the sugar. Cook until thick and syrupy, about 3 minutes, stirring.
  • frequently to prevent sticking. Remove from the heat and taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary. Let cool to.
  • room temperature.
  • Pour half the cooled marinade over the lamb in the roasting pan, brushing to coat on all sides. Cover and let marinate, in the.
  • refrigerator, for 3 to 8 hours.
  • Set up the grill for indirect grilling (check in the grilling forum about inderect heat). placing a large drip pan in the center, and preheat to medium.
  • When ready to cook, place the lamb on the hot grate over the drip.
  • pan and brush with more glaze. Cover the grill and cook the lamb.
  • until done to taste, 2 to 2 1/2 hours; an instant-read meat.
  • thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the leg (but not.
  • touching the bone) will register 16Q`F for medium. Brush the leg.
  • with glaze two or three times during cooking. If using a charcoal.
  • grill, add 10 to 12 fresh coals per side every hour.
  • Transfer the lamb to a cutting board and brush one last time with marinade, then let stand far 10 minutes before carving. While the lamb stands, heat any remaining marinade to serve as a sauce with the lamb.