Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Roasted Quince recipe


Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Roasted Quince recipe

Nothing says “it’s Sunday” like this Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb 
with Roasted Quince recipe. Drizzled in honey, wine and spices, and slow roasted in the oven, this leg of lamb is easy to cook and a meal to remember.

Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Roasted Quince recipe: Ingredients

Serves 4

  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup chicken stock or white wine
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds, bruised
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 2kg leg of lamb, trimmed
  • 3 medium quince, peeled, quartered, cored
  • 20g butter
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock, extra

1 Preheat oven to 160°C. Combine honey, stock or wine, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and black peppercorns in a bowl.

2 Place lamb into a roasting pan. Place quince around lamb. Drizzle sauce over lamb and quince. Season lamb with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cover pan with foil. Roast for 3 hours or until quince is tender. Transfer quince to a plate and cover to keep warm.

3 Roast lamb for 15 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter. Arrange quince around lamb and cover to keep warm.

4 Place roasting pan over a medium heat. Melt butter in pan. Sprinkle flour over butter and stir, combining pan juices and sediment. Slowly add extra chicken stock and stir constantly until mixture comes to the boil. Strain through a fine sieve into a serving jug. Serve with lamb and quince.


Love a lamb roast? Try our Slow-Roasted Cumin Lamb Shoulder with Marinated Labne. 


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