Leg of Lamb With Tzatziki

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READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a blender, puree the oil, onion, garlic, dill, lemon juice, zest and oregano. In a baking dish, pour the marinade over the lamb and turn to coat.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Make Tzatziki sauce:.
  • In a strainer, toss the cucumber with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and let drain for 30 minutes; squeeze dry.
  • In a bowl, mix the yogurt, cucumber, dill, zest and garlic; season with salt.
  • Serve with the prepared lamb.
  • Continue with Lamb:.
  • Remove from the refrigerator 1 hour before cooking.
  • Light a grill.
  • Scrape off the marinade and season the lamb with salt and pepper.
  • Grill over moderate heat for 28 minutes, turning once, until medium-rare.
  • Transfer to a surface and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Slice the lamb against the grain and serve with tzatziki.
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