Marinated Grilled Lamb Recipe
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1 boneless leg of lamb (3 to 4 pounds), trimmed and untied
- 1 sprig fresh rosemary
- Additional salt and pepper
- 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine first nine ingredients; add lamb. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate 4 hours.
- 2. Prepare grill for indirect medium heat. Drain lamb, discarding marinade. Place rosemary sprig on lamb; roll up and tie with kitchen string, leaving a portion of the sprig exposed. If desired, sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.
- 3. Grill lamb, covered, over indirect medium heat 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Remove from grill; tent with foil and let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Discard rosemary sprig before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Marinated Roast Lamb: Prepare lamb as directed. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; roast at 325° for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
4 ounces cooked lamb: 225 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 304mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.