Roast Lamb Leg


Roast Lamb Leg

Nothing beats piling up your plate with tender, juicy New Zealand Lamb! Learn how to cook the perfect Lamb Roast here.

Prep Time:

5 mins

Cook Time:

1 hour 20 mins


6-8 servings


1 x Lamb leg whole (2-2.2kg)

1/2T olive oil 

2 garlic cloves, minced 

1/2T dijon mustard 

1/2T each of rosemary and thyme, finely chopped 

2t salt

1/2t black pepper 

Cooking Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a roasting dish with foil. 
  2. Fry the lamb with paper towels and cut light score marks across the fleshy side of the lamb. 
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl then rub into the whole lamb, focusing on the scored lines. 
  4. Place the lamb thick side up onto the prepared dish and roast for 1 hour 20 minutes. Allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving.