Leg of Lamb to Die for

Leg of Lamb recipe that even those who do not like lamb, LOVE! Many have been converted with this tasty recipe.
Leg of Lamb to Die for
Leg of Lamb to Die for

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TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    Leg of Lamb (boned or bone in)

  • 2

    Tbsp of each to start:

  • Sweet Basil, Oregano,Pepper, Seasoned Salt, Thyme, Marjoram, Garlic Salt, Rosemary, Regular Salt, Tarragon, and any other spices you like

  • Mayonaise (keeps meat moist)

Directions

Preheat oven to 450 Remove lamb from fridge at least 1/2 hour before preparation. Cut off some of the excess fat on the lamb but leave some. Cut slits into the meat that are 3-4 inches long and 1/2-1in. deep. In the areas that you are not able to do that, make them as long and as deep as possible. In a large Ziplock bag, combine Spices--Start with approx. 2 Tbsps each and then add more as needed. Be VERY GENEROUS. Wash hands...Take handfulls of mayonaise and smooth over entire leg. Again, be very generous. Place lamb on a rack in an uncovered pan and place in oven, Immediately reduce heat to 350F. Do not cover or baste To cook well done = 30 min per lb. (inside temp sshould be 175-180)Take out at 160F and let continue to cook. (Europeans prefer slightly rare, internal temp = 160-165F) Serve with red currant or mint sauces. Goes well with peas and roasted potatos.

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