Orange Roasted Lamb
Orange Roasted Lamb – Easter Treat
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Servings
8
Cook Time
120 minutes
Servings
8
Cook Time
120 minutes
Orange Roasted Lamb
Orange Roasted Lamb – Easter Treat
Print Recipe
Servings
8
Cook Time
120 minutes
Servings
8
Cook Time
120 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mixed herbs
  • 2 plump cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 1/4 cups water and white wine, mixed
  • 2.2 kg leg of lamb
  • 1 Grated rind of orange
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups 100%  rye breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/4 cups wheat free lamb stock (bouillon)
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 large orange, segmented and chopped
  • 3 heaped tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • Himalayan Crystal Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 heaped tbsp Gluten free cornflour (cornstarch), mixed with a little cold water
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Lamb weighed with bone and then boned and butterflied by your butcher.
  2. Keep the lamb bones to make stock if you have time.
  3. Cool and refrigerate the drained stock, skim off the set fat and discard.
  4. Use the fresh stock (bouillon) in your recipe.
Preparations
  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F) Gas mark 5
  2. Put the grated orange rind and juice in a roasting tin with half the mixed herbs and one of the cloves of crushed garlic.
  3. Pour over the water and wine mixture.
  4. Next stuff the lamb. in a large bowl, mix together the grated rind of 1 orange, the remaining herbs and crushed garlic, mash in the coconut oil, breadcrumbs, 3 tablespoons of stock (bouillon), apricots, nuts, chopped orange, parsley and seasoning.
  5. Fill the lamb cavity with this mixture and then tie up at 25 mm (1 inch) intervals, using a skewer to fasten the end and keep in the stuffing.
  6. Place in the pan and pour over all the remaining stock (bouillon).
  7. Roast for 1 1/2 hours, until crispy on the outside and pink inside.
  8. Leave to sit for 10 minutes before transferring to a carving board.
  9. Make the gravy by boiling up the juices in the pan. Stir in the cornflour (cornstarch) and bring to the boil until thick and clear.
  10. Serve with the carved lamb.