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Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Anchovies and Rosemary


  • 1 x 1 to 1 1/2 Kilo- Butterflied leg of lamb

  • 10 x Anchovie fillets, patted dry

  • Olive oil

  • 5 x Garlic cloves

  • 1 x Tablespoon of ground Rosemary

  • 1 x Tablespoon of ground Thyme

  • Or, 6 x Teaspoons Spice Roads SpiceOn Chicken Rub

  • 1 x Tablespoon of lemon zest

  • 2 x Teaspoons of best mineral salt

  • 1 x Teaspoon of ground black pepper


Open the butterflied lamb, pat dry and rub lightly both sides with the olive oil

Finely mince the Garlic Cloves and Anchovies, add a little of the Olive Oil and stir in the ground Rosemary and Thyme, Salt and Pepper to form a marinade paste.

Cut small openings in the lamb and gently rub the marinade all over the lamb and into the cuts.

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 3 hours if time permits. Then remove and let stand to bring the lamb back to room temperature.

Bake in a preheated oven at 160 degrees for 11/2 to 2 hours depending on the size of the lamb.

Remove and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

Important: Rosemary and Thyme are available from Spice Road Spices in glass Spice Jars and with available refills.To order click SPICES

The Spices will be toasted and ground for you on the day of dispatch. Spice excellence.

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