Honey Glazed Leg of Lamb


Honey Glazed Leg of Lamb

Serves 4
Preparation Time: 25 minutes per 500g (1lb 2oz) and 25 minutes extra for medium


  • Leg of lamb or rolled shoulder (approx 2-2.5kg)
  • 1 Tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 4 Tablespoon clear honey
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly chopped thyme or rosemary
  • A sherry glass of port (opt.)
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC/160oC fan assist/ Gas Mark 4.
  2. Wipe the lamb with paper kitchen towel and Place in a roasting tin.
  3. Spread the mustard over the surface of the lamb then drizzle the honey over. Sprinkle on the herbs and grind over some black pepper.
  4. Roast for 25 minutes per 500g (1lb 2oz) and 25 minutes extra for medium. Add a splash of water to the roasting dish halfway through cooking.
  5. Transfer the cooked lamb to a warmed platter, cover with foil and leave to relax for 5 minutes. Meanwhile strain away any grease from the meat juices, stir in a small glass of port or red wine, boil to reduce a little and then adjust the seasoning to taste.

This dish is delicious when accompanied with Gratin Dauphnoise.

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