Spicy Yogurt Lamb Roast Or Kebabs Recipe

  • butterflied boneless leg of lamb (4-5 lbs.)
  • 3 Cups  of plain yogurt -see homemade yogurt-thickest brand
  • 2 Tablespoons  . of dark brown sugar
  •   grated rind of one lemon
  • cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 Teaspoon  of ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon  of ground coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon  of cayenne pepper or more if you care too! or you can sub crushed red pepper flakes
  •   10-15 fresh mint leaves, rolled like a cigar and slivered
  • 1/2  red onion slivered in thinnest possible pieces or one bunch of green onions minced
  • to 5 pinches of kosher salt
  •   fresh ground black pepper
  • 6 Tablespoons  of olive oil mixed with 3 tbsp. of lemon juice
  • large mature branches of rosemary, soaked in water
  •   butcher's twine
Once a year splurge with the boneless butterflied leg of lamb, more often on the menu when we use sirloin lamb chops in cubes. Marinade is best with the thickest yogurt, you can find. See my homemade yogurt post.

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Cooking Time: 
40 minutes
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