Wild Garlic Bacon Crusted Leg of Lamb

Total time: 2hr 19m
Preparation Time: 35m

For 8 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 686 Kcal, 41g Protein, 7g Carbohydrates, 54g Fat


  • Leg of Lamb
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 160 g diced bacon
  • 50 g breadcrumbs
  • a little pepper
  • 1 leg of lamb (ca. 3 kg)
  • 0.5 bunch wild garlic, finely chopped
  • oil to fry
  • 1 eggs, whisked
  • Wild Garlic Aioli
  • 100 g mayonnaise
  • a little pepper
  • 0.5 bunch wild garlic, finely chopped
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  • Leg of Lamb

    Remove the leg of lamb from the fridge approx. 1 hr. prior to cooking. Season the lamb. Mix the bacon with all the other ingredients up to and including the wild garlic. Heat the oil in a casserole dish in the lower half of an oven preheated to 240°C. Place the leg of lamb in the casserole dish and brown for approx. 7 mins. on each side. Turn the oven down to 180°C. Spread the bacon & wild garlic mixture evenly over the meat, insert the meat thermometer into the thickest part of the meat without touching the bone. Cook for a further 90 mins. The core temperature of the meat should be approx. 55°C. Remove the meat, cover and leave to rest for approx. 15 mins.
  • Wild Garlic Aioli

    Combine the mayonnaise with the remaining ingredients. Serve the aioli with the leg of lamb.
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