Kleftiko

READY IN: 6hrs
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together the lemon juice, oregano and salt and pepper and brush over both sides of the lamb.
  • Leave to marinate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Drain the lamb, reserving marinade, and dry lamb with paper towel.
  • Heat olive oil in frying pan and cook lamb over high heat just until browned on both sides.
  • Transfer the lamb to a shallow pie dish.
  • Scatter the sliced onions and bay leaves around the lamb, then pour the white wine and the reserved marinade on top.
  • Mix the flour with sufficient water to make a firm dough.
  • Moisten the rim of the pie dish.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface and use to cover the dish so that it is tightly sealed.
  • Bake for 2 hours, then break away the crust and serve the lamb hot.
  • Potatoes make a great accompaniment.
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