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Lamb with a Minted Crust
   HT  MC   100mins

Serves 4-6    Hot   Lamb  Herbs  Roast  Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless



1x 1.3kg/3lb  Shoulder of Lamb

Salt and Pepper

3 tbsp Soft White Breadcrumbs

3 tbsp Mint Sauce

1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped

1 Garlic Clove




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4. Place the shoulder of lamb on a rack in a roasting pan and bake for 1 to 1 hours according to preference.


2. To make the mint crust, mix the breadcrumbs to a paste with the mint sauce, adding the chopped parsley and the finely chopped garlic. Add the salt an  pepper to taste.


3. Remove the joint from the oven and spread the mint mixture over the fat side, pressing it down well with a palette knife. Baste once with the pan juices and return to the meat to the oven 20 minutes.


The crust should be golden brown when the cooking time is up.



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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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