Stuffed Shoulder of Lamb
Ingredients for Stuffed Shoulder of Lamb
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How to Cook Stuffed Shoulder of Lamb
- Being boned, the lamb can be "unrolled" to lay almost flat. Lay it, skin side down on a board. Peel and slice one garlic clove and crush the other. Peel and chop the shallots. Break the fresh rosemary sprigs in pieces and place half in a roasting pan (for the moment).
- Put the crushed garlic plus the chopped herbs (sage, parsley, thyme and chopped rosemary) with the shallots and ginger in a mixing bowl and add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Mix this well then spread it over the lamb. Roll the lamb up to completely enclose this 'stuffing'.
- Secure the meat with string and then make small incisions in the surface, inserting a garlic slice into each incision. Lay the remaining rosemary (the pieces that you put aside in the roasting tin) on top of the lamb.
- Cook in a preheated moderate oven (Mk 4 - 350ºF - 180ºC) for 90 minutes. The meat inside should still be slightly pink. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before carving and serving.
GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
Before crushing or slicing the garlic, cut the cloves down the middle long-ways and remove the central 'germ' (the thin stem that looks like a pale green or translucent vein). You will still be able to enjoy the flavour without the "Garlic Dragon" after-effects.
Reviews of Stuffed Shoulder of Lamb
September 06 2014
This recipe is a true winner. The taste of the filling is a perfect match for the lamb. I was lucky enough to have my butcher offer to stuff it and net it for me, so I simply took the filling along and that worked out well for me. The cooking timings were perfect too. As a lamb lover, this will easily turn into my go-to recipe, it is truly wonderful.
Bella62 (3 reviews)
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