Middle Eastern Style Lamb Roast & Honey Spice Vegetables

SERVES 6 Persons PREPARATION TIME 15 min. COOKING TIME 150 min.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2x 1.1kg lamb boneless leg roast or 1.7-2kg easy carve lamb roast or 2kg lamb shoulder
  • 1/3-1/2 cup below spice mix (amount will depend on cut of lamb)
  • ¼ cup olive oil or ½ cup Greek yoghurt
Spice Mix
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp ground coriander
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric (optional)
  • 2 tsp paprika (optional)
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
Honey Spice Roasted Vegetables
  • 650 g carrots, cut into thick wedges
  • 1 red onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 400 g can chickpeas, drained (optional) or bunch of baby beets, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp above spice mix
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Fresh coriander or mint, to serve

METHOD

  1. Mix the 1/3-1/2 cup spice mix with oil in a bowl and rub all over lamb. Leave to marinate in a Season Serve for a couple of hours or best overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 180◦C (160◦C fan). Place lamb into 5.7L UltraPro™ rectangle base. Cover and cook for 25 minutes per 500g of lamb, about 1 hour 40 minutes- 50 minutes. Increase cooking times to 2- 2 1/2 hours for shoulder until it can be shredded.
  3. After 1 hour of cooking, Remove the cover. Combine Honey Spice Roasted Vegetable ingredients except for coriander and place in inverted cover. Place lamb on lower shelf lamb and place vegetables on upper shelf. Roast for 30-40 minutes until vegetables are slightly golden and lamb is tender and golden.
  4. Carefully remove roast and allow lamb to stand 15 minutes before removing any string and slicing. Increase temperature to 200◦C and cook vegetables until golden. Season with to taste.