Slow-roasted Lamb


6 - 8 servings

Sunset Dinner


Once prepared this is the easiest and tasty way to enjoy lamb, just need to be organised well in advance.


Oven temperature

Pre-heat oven to 150c fan 130°c -300°f -Reg 3


  1. Place lamb on 2 sheets of baking paper

  2. Make incisions in lamb skin and add garlic slices

  3. Mix oil, lemon juice, spices and seasoning

  4. Rub oil mixture over leg of lamb

  5. Wrap lamb in tight parcel - add more baking paper if required to seal the joint for roasting

  6. Marinate 1 hour at least - if possible, overnight.

  7. Put in roasting tin in the oven (rest bone end on tray so juices run into the meat)

  8. Cook for 3 hours

  9. Remove paper for approx. 20 minutes to brown

  10. Leave to rest of 30 minutes.

Cooks tips

Make sure the paper is fully coving the lamb so it steam/roasts and doesn’t dry out.

Serve with

Steamed seasonal vegetables – there are potatoes in the casserole but you could add some mashed sweet potatoes

Wine pairing

Sunset Dinner


  • Leg of lamb

  • 6 Garlic cloves – sliced

  • Rapeseed oil

  • 2 lemons – squeezed

  • Dill chopped (good helping!)

  • 2 tspn ground cinnamon

  • 2 tspn ground cumin

  • 1 tspn dried oregano

  • Salt and pepper