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5 from 1 vote

Roasted Leg of Lamb

Succulent lamb, with hits of honey, mint and ginger
Prep Time1 d
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time1 d 2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq, ginger, honey, lamb, mint
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 369kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 leg of lamb 4lbs
  • Marinade:
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp dried mint
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt and freshly ground black pepper each

Instructions

  • Get the grill going at medium for a 325° temp.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all the above ingredients and mix thoroughly. It will appear to be a thick paste.
  • Pierce the lamb all over for the marinade to penetrate. Place the lamb in the bowl and cover with marinade completely. Turn several times over the
  • hour period.
  • Cook to your liking and use reserved marinade to baste the lamb while grilling. Let the meat rest for at least 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 361mg | Potassium: 801mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 5.7mg