Leg of lamb, baked in the oven
Lamb – meat with a specific smell and taste. It is not to everyone's liking, although the lamb many nutrients. The most important thing to know how to cook it, that it turned out tasty and tender. Recipe baked lamb leg in the oven is not as complicated as it seems at first glance. Important to observe certain guidelines for its preparation:
1. So the meat turned out flavorful and soft, it is recommended to keep it in the marinade for a while. To eliminate the odor of meat need to soak it in water with vinegar. The time of soaking from about 7 to about 24 hours. The marinade will be even better with the addition of black pepper, Bay leaves and chopped onions. If possible, soak the meat in red wine and bread kvass.
2. For getting the seasonings deeper, you need to remove the meat from the marinade, dry it and make a small amount of punctures. As seasonings for meat sheep, it is recommended to use rosemary, mustard, mint, paprika, garlic, juniper, ginger powder.
3. While roasting the mutton first and then the high temperature that the meat was seized and covered with crust. Then it is more juicy. After 15 minutes the temperature must be reduced to pester lamb.
How to bake leg of lamb in the oven? The cooking time is affected by the size of the piece and temperature of baking. For check of readiness can make a deep cut. Meat should not stand out the juice pink.
Leg of lamb, baked in the oven in foil
Cooking time – 2 hours
Number of servings – 8.
Ingredients for the lamb shank, oven baked in foil:
1. 2 kg lamb leg.
2. Prunes – 200 g.
5. Olive oil – 4 tbsp
9. Carrot – 1 PC.
10. Onion – 1 PC.
Cooking lamb leg baked in the oven in foil
A leg of mutton washed and obrushivaetsya with paper towels. To prepare the marinade, in a container mix the spices with the crushed hot pepper. They added chopped garlic and parsley. The ingredients, pour the oil and lemon juice. With the help of pestle and choke components are mixed.
Leg of lamb smeared with marinade and wrapped in foil. The meat is marinated for about 12 hours. Then the foil turns and with a sharp knife in the leg are deep incisions. They thrust prunes, chopped parsley with garlic.
The leg is laid on the foil, rubbed with salt and mustard and draped prunes. The foil is also laid out a Laurel leaf with pepper, carrot and onion, laced with cloves, to flavor meat.
The leg is wrapped in foil and sent in a hot oven. Half an hour later the temperature of the oven decreases. The meat is baked for about 20 minutes.
Leg of lamb will look spectacular on the table as a whole, but for convenience it is better to cut with a sharp knife into pieces. The meat is combined with herbs and vegetables.
Leg of lamb, oven baked in a sleeve
Cooking time – 3 hours.
Number of servings – 5.
Ingredients for the lamb shank, oven baked in the sleeve:
1. 1.5 kg leg of mutton.
2. Honey – 1 tbsp
3. Mustard – 1 tbsp
4. Salt – 1 tsp
5. Italian herb.
Cooking lamb leg baked in the oven in the sleeve
Leg of lamb is washed and obrushivaetsya with paper towels. The meat is rubbed with spices and salt on both sides and left it to soak.
In the bowl of honey mixed with spicy mustard. The meat is smeared with the mixture in the sleeve.
The sleeve is fastened and shifted to a baking sheet. It is necessary to pierce with a toothpick in several places. Leg baked for about two and a half hours.
Of mutton sleeve will be very easy and turns out tender and soft. It will fit any side dish. You can apply fresh herbs and vegetables, and pour meat sauce.