Barbecued Leg of Lamb Recipe

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Barbecued Leg of Lamb
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Beautiful pink coloured leg of lamb infused with cloves of garlic, smeared with dangerously delicious spices and cooked in the oven till well done.

Ingredients of Barbecued Leg of Lamb

  • 1 leg of lamb
  • 4 inch long pieces of raw papaya
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp mustard powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 Tbsp slivers of garlic
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 Tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp mushroom paste
  • 2 Tbsp tamarind sauce mixed with a dash of chilli sauce and vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp gherkins
  • 250 ml meat stock
  • 2 tsp cornflour

How to Make Barbecued Leg of Lamb

  • 1.Slice the papaya finely and smear it on the leg of lamb.
  • 2.Set it aside for 30 minutes.
  • 3.Infuse garlic slivers into the meat.
  • 4.Combine all the spices and spread it across the lamb.
  • 5.Set this aside for 2 hours.
  • 6.Heat oil in a roasting tin until it gets smoking hot.
  • 7.Place the lamb in the tin and bake at 200 degrees Celsius for 25 minutes per half kg.
  • 8.Combine all the ingredients for the sauce and bring to boil.
  • 9.Thicken with cornflour and serve aside the lamb.