Greek Style Lamb Roast


Greek Style Lamb Roast

A perfect centrepiece for Christmas, a Sunday Roast or any other occasion for feasting!!

Prep Time:

10 mins

Cook Time:

4 1/2 hours


4-6 servings


2kg Square Cut Lamb Shoulder

6 garlic cloves

Salt and pepper

2t garlic powder

2t paprika

1T olive oil

1 onion, cut into quarters

3 thyme sprigs

2 rosemary sprigs

2t dried oregano

2 bay leaves

Juice of 1 lemon

2c chicken stock

1c water

Cooking Instructions

1.    Leave the lamb out at room temperature for an hour.

2.    Preheat the oven to 240˚C.

3.    Coat the lamb in salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. Drizzle with the oil and rub all over the lamb.

4.    Place the lamb in a high edged baking tray and place in the oven for 30 minutes.

5.    Turn the lamb over and add all of the remaining ingredients to the tray.

6.    Cover with a layer of baking paper and a layer of tin foil firmly covering the tray. Bake for 2 hours.

7.    Remove from the oven and turn the lamb again so it’s the right way up. Cover again and roast for another 1 ½ hours. Remove the cover and         roast for another 30 minutes. 

8.    Allow to rest for 30 minutes before serving.