Maple and honey roasted easy carve leg of lamb
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 90 minutes
Ingredients / serves 4
1½ kg easy carve leg of lamb
80 ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin oil60 ml (1/4 cup) lime juice2 cloves garlic crushed2cm piece ginger, finely grated 2 tsp ground cumin3 tsp smoked paprika 2 tbsp maple syrup2 tbsp honeyRoasted Vegetables, to serve Method
1.Place oil, juice, garlic, ginger, spices, syrup and honey in a small bowl, season to taste and whisk to combine.
2.Preheat oven to 180C. Place lamb in a roasting pan and brush with maple and honey mixture. Roast lamb for 1½ hours brushing frequently with maple and honey mixture, or until cooked to your liking. Rest for 12 minutes before carving, to serve.
3.Carve lamb and serve with your choice of roasted seasonal vegetables.Essential Tips
Save time and place your choice of roasting vegetables in a large roasting pan with lamb and cook at the same time. Remember to cut vegetables into large chunks and even so they do not over cook but cook nicely with the lamb.