Grilled Butterflied Leg Of Lamb Recipe

Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, rosemary, garlic, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. …
  2. Heat grill to medium-high. …
  3. Grill lamb until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat registers 140 degrees for medium rare, 10 to 15 minutes per side.

Grilling a Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb 🔗

A butterflied leg of lamb, which cooks quickly and evenly on the grill, has been split down the center, then unfolded and spread open to resemble a butterfly.

Prep: 10min

Total: 2h

Nutrition Facts: calories 271 g, Carbohydrate None, Cholesterol None, Fat 13 g, Fiber None, Protein 35 g, Saturated Fat None, servingSize None, Sodium None, Sugar None, Trans Fat None, unSaturated Fat None

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary, or 2 teaspoons dried
  • 4 garlic, minced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 butterflied leg of lamb (4 to 5 pounds), trimmed of excess fat

Instruction:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, rosemary, garlic, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place lamb in a large shallow dish with marinade, and turn to coat. Cover; marinate 1 hour at room temperature or up to overnight in refrigerator, turning occasionally. (Bring to room temperature before grilling.)
  2. Heat grill to medium-high. Thread several metal skewers through lamb in both directions to hold meat together during cooking.
  3. Grill lamb until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat registers 140 degrees for medium rare, 10 to 15 minutes per side. Let the meat rest, covered, about 10 minutes. Remove the skewers. Slice the meat thinly, against the grain where possible.

FAQ

How long does it take to cook a butterflied leg of lamb in the Weber?

Grill the lamb over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, for about 20 minutes, turning once or twice, until an instant-read thermometer registers 125°F for medium rare (or your preferred doneness). Preheat the grill to medium heat (400°F). Clean the cooking grates.

How do you grill a leg of lamb?

Lamb that has been marinated should be placed on a covered barbeque (such as a Weber) that has been heated on high for five minutes, then reduced to medium-high, where it should cook for five minutes on each side, with the cover closed, before being cooked for another 15-20 minutes, or until it is cooked to your liking.

How do you butterfly a boneless leg of lamb on the grill?

Lamb that has been marinated should be placed on a covered barbeque (such as a Weber) that has been heated on high for five minutes, then reduced to medium-high, where it should cook for five minutes on each side, with the cover closed, before being cooked for another 15-20 minutes, or until it is cooked to your liking.

How do you cook a butterflied lamb on a Weber?

Lamb that has been marinated should be placed on a covered barbeque (such as a Weber) that has been heated on high for five minutes, then reduced to medium-high, where it should cook for five minutes on each side, with the cover closed, before being cooked for another 15-20 minutes, or until it is cooked to your liking.

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