leg of lamb in clementine crust

Leg Of Lamb In Clementine Crust

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Wallace Hale

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@katcat

another good recipe from a Molto Batali italian recipe book.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    grapefruit juice
  • 4
    clementines, halved
  • 1 c
    dry white wine
  • 3
    garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • ·
    ground black pepper to taste and salt
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1
    large boneless leg of lamb 6 or 7 pounds tied

How to Make leg of lamb in clementine crust

Step-by-Step

  1. combine the grapefruit juice, clementines, wine, garlic, rosemary, two tablespoons black ground pepper, and the oil in a blender or processor, and pulse till the mixture forms a paste. Place the leg of lamb in a large, shallow, nonreactive dish or pan. rub the marinde paste over it, and turn the lamb on all sides to coat it. Cover, and refridgerate for at least 12 hours(up to 36 hours). Remove the lamb from the marinade, reserving the marinade, and transfer to a roasting pan. season the lamb aggressively with salt an pepper, and let it stand room temp for 45 min, meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degrees f.
  2. Rub the reserved marinade over the lamb, and add one cup water to pan. place the lamb in oven and roast for 20 min. Reduce the oven to 400 degrees f and roast for 1 hour and 25 min. remove the lamb from oven and rest for 20 min before carving. ummmm

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About leg of lamb in clementine crust

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Heirloom



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