Welsh Honeyed Lamb
4 lbspring lamb leg (or leg of lamb)
1 tspblack pepper
1 tspground ginger
2 Tbspfresh rosemary, lightly chopped
2 Tbspfresh thyme, lightly chopped
1 cupapple cider
How to Make Welsh Honeyed Lamb
- Preheat oven to 425°F. Line an oven-proof baking dish with foil.
- Mix together the salt, pepper and ginger, and rub it all over the lamb. Place the lamb in the baking dish, and sprinkle rosemary and thyme over the lamb. Pour the honey on top of the lamb, then pour the cider around the lamb (but don't pour cider directly on top of lamb).
- Place baking dish in preheated oven and let roast for 30 minutes. Baste with pan juices every 15 to 20 minutes, adding more cider if needed.
- After the initial 30 minutes roasting time, reduce oven temperature to 400°F and continue roasting (and basting every 15 to 20 minutes) for 70 to 90 minutes longer.
(Total roasting time should be about 20 to 25 minutes per pound, plus 20 minutes more.)