How to Slow Cook a Leg of Lamb

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How to Slow Cook a Leg of Lamb Recipe
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This is going in the oven for 8-10 hours so a pot with a tight fitting lid is important. If you don't have that use a deep baking tray and wrap the roast tightly in  baking paper so no steam gets out

This is going in the oven for 8-10 hours so a pot with a tight fitting lid is important. If you don't have that use a deep baking tray and wrap the roast tightly in baking paper so no steam gets out

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This is a greek dish. Originally done in a hole in the ground filled with hot stones and covered with earth, so that the owner of the lamb could not smell the cooking, or so the story goes.

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Make holes in the lamb for 5 of the 15 cloves of garlic. If you don't like garlic you know what to do

Make holes in the lamb for 5 of the 15 cloves of garlic. If you don't like garlic you know what to do

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Push the garlic cloves into the meat, try to spread them evenly around the meat

Push the garlic cloves into the meat, try to spread them evenly around the meat

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Rub the lamb with a bit of oil so that the spices stick.

Rub the lamb with a bit of oil so that the spices stick.

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Now I didn't have carrots or parsnip, so I added a few more onions and a bread wrap in the bottom of my pot so soak up moisture. Add all veggies half the chopped spices and all the red wine

Now I didn't have carrots or parsnip, so I added a few more onions and a bread wrap in the bottom of my pot so soak up moisture. Add all veggies half the chopped spices and all the red wine

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Place your meat on top and sprinkle with the rest of the spices. The little lamb shank felt lonely so I let him join the party.

Place your meat on top and sprinkle with the rest of the spices. The little lamb shank felt lonely so I let him join the party.

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I covered my meat with another wrap to keep it moist because I need a meat thermometer in the meat in order to control the core temp. Place in a pre heated oven at 225 f yes 225 f. for 8-10 hours

I covered my meat with another wrap to keep it moist because I need a meat thermometer in the meat in order to control the core temp. Place in a pre heated oven at 225 f yes 225 f. for 8-10 hours

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This have now been in the oven for 8 hours. The meat is falling off the bone, the core temperature is 183 f and the cartilage that holds the meat fibres together has melted.

This have now been in the oven for 8 hours. The meat is falling off the bone, the core temperature is 183 f and the cartilage that holds the meat fibres together has melted.

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This is like pulled pork. If you want the meat to be more "firm" cook it to a core temp of 167 f. .

This is like pulled pork. If you want the meat to be more "firm" cook it to a core temp of 167 f. .

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When most recipes was written down cooking took place on a wood burning stove, where it was impossible to control low temp. We can to day, so use this and slow cook your meat it's wonderfully tender

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