Herb and Garlic Crusted Leg of Lamb
Ultimate Herbacious Lamb Roast
10 - 12
1 hr 45 mins
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
This herb-crusted leg of lamb is a deliciously impressive main course that is perfect for any special occasion. The lamb is roasted in a flavourful pool of garlic, and then topped with a crunchy crust. The result is a tender, juicy lamb that is bursting with flavour.
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2kg Quality Mark lamb leg
2 garlic heads
1 cup water
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup mint leaves
¼ cup fresh rosemary
¼ cup breadcrumbs
4 garlic cloves
1 tsp salt and pepper
grated zest of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp olive oil
¼ cup capers
Preheat the oven to 180C. Line a large roasting dish with baking paper.
Place the lamb into the dish. Cut the heads of garlic in half and place around the lamb.
Season the lamb, and add the water. Cover the lamb tightly with tinfoil and place it into the oven for 1 hour.
To make the crust, blitz the parsley, mint, rosemary, breadcrumbs, garlic, salt, pepper, zest, oil and capers in a kitchen processor until all combined.
Remove the lamb from the oven and smother over the paste. Return uncovered for a further 45 minutes or done to your liking.
Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes before carving.
Nutrition Information per Serving (214g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
1167 kJ (279 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)