Roasted Lamb Leg

Feeds 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 90 mins

Lamb roast is a simple, delicious meal for the family and when done well, is moist and flavoursome. Serve with roast vegetables or mashed potato.

Feeds family of 4.

Ingredients

  • 1 x lamb leg approx 1.5-2kg
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tspn fennel seeds lightly crushed
  • 6 x cloves garlic
  • 4 x fillets of anchovies (optional)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 stalks Rosemary
  • Flaked sea salt
  • Cracked pepper
  • Potatoes, quartered (to roast)
  • Asparagus (to steam)
  • 4 medium brown onions peeled and sliced
  • 2 med/lg fennel bulbs cut into medium wedges

Method

STEP 1
Blend both zests, garlic, fennel seeds, rosemary, olive oil, salt and pepper (and optional anchovies) in a food processor for approx 20 seconds. Rub over the lamb leg.
STEP 2
Place sliced onions and fennel in a baking tray, then place marinated lamb leg on top of vegetables and transfer to a preheated 190° oven for 70-90 minutes, or until cooked.
STEP 3
Drain off any excess fat.
STEP 4
Serve the vegetables with the roasted lamb along with steamed asparagus.