Thyme & Garlic Roast Leg Of Lamb With Mint Sauce
Cuisine: Australian Serves: 4 - 6
Preparation: 30 Mins Cooking: 1 Hr 30 Mins
- 1.5 - 1.8 kg Leg Of Lamb
- 2-3 Cloves Garlic, Sliced
- 6 Sprigs Thyme
- Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
- Black Pepper
- 1 Bunch Mint
- 1 tsp Brown Sugar
- 1 tbls Hot Water
- 3 Tbls White Wine Vinegar
- Sea Salt
- Remove the Leg of Lamb from the fridge one hour prior to cooking & preheat the oven (or BBQ with a hood) to 200°C
- With a small sharp knife make 8-10 small incisions in the leg of lamb, in each of these place a slice of garlic and a piece of thyme.
- Drizzle the olive oil over the leg and season with sea salt & black pepper.
- Place on a rack in a baking tray & cook in the oven for approximately 1 hour & 30 minutes, once cooked remove from the oven and loosely cover with foil, allow to rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
- Serve with roasted vegetables, steamed greens & home made mint sauce.
- For the Mint Sauce, wash the bunch of mint and pick the leaves.
- Finely chop the mint & place in a small bowl, mix in the sugar, pinch of salt, hot water & the vinegar.