Marinated Lamb Leg
1 5-6# lamb leg, bone in or out.
Tip: Marinate lamb leg and let come to room temperature before you roast
Make the following herb paste to marinate lamb with;
1 T thyme
1 T rosemary
2 T oregano
2 T Lemon zest
1 t fennel
1 T crushed garlic
1-1/2 T kosher salt
2 t fresh ground black pepper
1 t dried mustard
Pack onto lamb and let rest for a couple hours as it comes to room temp.
5-7 potatoes, sliced into 3/4″ circles, rubbed in salt and lemon
Preheat oven to 500. Put potatoes in bottom of roasting pan. Place lamb on top of potatoes in a roasting pan and put into the very hot oven. Immediately lower oven to 300. Let roast for 2-3 hours depending on size of lamb.Thermometer should read 125 for a med-rare roast and lamb leg should be eaten med-rare for optimal tenderness and texture.