How do you grill a lamb roast?

How do you grill a lamb roast?

Preheat grill to high (450°F to 500°F). Season the lamb with salt and pepper; do not scrape off the garlic or rosemary. Place lamb on oiled grates; grill, uncovered, turning often, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in each piece registers 125°F to 130°F for medium-rare.

Do you grill leg of lamb fat side up or down?

Place the lamb, fat side up, on a rack set in a roasting pan; spread garlic paste all over lamb. Roast in oven until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat registers 135 degrees, for medium rare, about 2 hours.

Can you cook a leg of lamb on a BBQ?

A butterflied leg of lamb is a great choice for a barbecue and is the perfect way to feed a crowd; a two kilogram leg will happily feed around eight people. For best results marinate the night before to let the flavours really sink in, but if you don’t have the time try to prepare it at least an hour beforehand.

How long do you cook a leg of lamb with bone in?

Half leg, whole leg, boneless leg and part-boned shoulder

  1. Half leg or whole leg. Medium – 25 minutes per 500g, plus 25 minutes. Well done – 30 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.
  2. Boneless leg. 30 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.
  3. Part boned shoulder. 60 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.

Should I wrap my leg of lamb in foil?

There’s no need to cover a leg of lamb with foil while it roasts. Due to the longer cooking time of slow roast shoulder, it’s a good idea to cover it with foil to help retain moisture. Take the foil off for the last 30 minutes of the cooking time to let the skin crisp up.

Should you marinate leg of lamb?

Follow this tip: Since leg of lamb is such a tender cut, it doesn’t really need much marinating. Instead, opt for adding more flavor with garlic, spices, and fresh herbs. If you do use a marinade with your lamb, keep an eye on the clock and don’t go over the recommended time in the recipe.

How do you soften leg of lamb?

For tender fall apart lamb I recommend cooking a 7.5lb leg of lamb at 325°F (300°F if using fan?) for 5 hours 15 minutes covered with foil. Then an extra 45 minutes uncovered. Let us know how it goes. Enjoy!