Mediterranean roast leg of lamb

Prep time: 20 min
Total time: 2 hrs 10 min
Serves: 10

Mediterranean Roast Leg of Lamb



3 kg – Alberta lamb leg
Kosher salt to taste

RUB
1 tbsp – fennel seeds
1 tbsp – black peppercorns, whole
1 tsp – chili flakes
1 tbsp – fresh thyme, chopped
1 tsp – fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tbsp – fresh oregano
1 cup – Italian parsley, chopped
5 – garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp – orange zest

454g – potatoes, cut in half
3 – tbsp olive oil

In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast the fennel and black peppercorns until fragrant. Grind in a food processer until coarse, not fine. Mix in with the rest of the rub ingredients.

Debone the lamb leg and butterfly it. Leave the shank bone on if you wish. Even out the thickness of the butterflied meat with a mallet. Massage in the rub and salt and roll up the lamb. Tie it tightly with butcher twine. Sprinkle more salt on top.

Wash and dry the new potatoes, place them on the bottom of a roasting pan and place the lamb on top. Drizzle olive oil on top and roast in a 350F oven about an hour for medium rare (145F internal temperature) or another 15 minutes for medium (160F internal temperature).

In the last 20 minutes, you can add vegetables like sliced zucchini, fennel, bell peppers or rapini and baste them with pan drippings so they soak in the flavours.

Once the lamb is cooked to desired doneness, rest it for 20 minutes and then slice it across the grain and serve with pan roasted potatoes and vegetables.

Print Recipe

Shop This Recipe

  • Sungold Lamb Leg, Shank On (kg)

    Price $25.99
  • Diamond Kosher Salt Course (3lb)

    Price $7.99
  • Morton Bassett Fennel Seed (53g)

    Price $9.99
  • Morton Bassett Whole Black Pepper (60g)

    Price $10.99
  • Morton Bassett Red Chilies Flakes (37g)

    Price $10.99
  • Herb, Thyme (approx 28g) (each)

    Price $2.94
  • Herb, Rosemary (approx 28g) (each)

    Price $2.27
  • Herb, Oregano (approx 28g) (each)

    Price $2.99
  • Parsley (ea)

    Price $1.09
  • Garlic, California (approx 52g per bulb) (each)

    Price $0.80
  • Orange, Navel Large (approx 324g) (each)

    Price $1.28
  • Potato, Yellow (approx 175g) (each)

    Price $0.57
  • Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)

    Price $12.29
Signature Sunterra
Friday Night Feast

FRIDAY NIGHT FEAST

Let us make Friday nights easy
Cooking Classes
Fresh Rewards
Suppliers and Vendors

SUPPLIERS AND VENDORS

See where our food comes from
About Us

ABOUT US

We are farmers, butchers, chefs, bakers and baristas. But above all else, we are passionate food experts.

Learn more
Work with Sunterra

WORK WITH SUNTERRA

We value our Team Members as much as our loyal customers, and we want you to be part of our amazing team.

Come see what it’s like to work with us
Online Newsletter

ONLINE NEWSLETTER

Sign up for our biweekly newsletter to keep up-to-date on new products, find new recipes and learn what items Fresh Rewards members can get for free.

Sign up
Our Community

OUR COMMUNITY

The Sunterra ROOTS program defines our behaviour and commitment to the community. We believe in reciprocity, opportunity, openness, trust and service.

Learn more
MARKETbar by Sunterra

MARKETbar by Sunterra

Located on the third floor of Sunterra Market Keynote, MARKETbar offers fresh, casual food in a beautiful modern setting with great views of the city.

Take a look inside