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Maple Clove Leg of American Lamb

Categories: Lamb
Step 1
1 whole • American lamb leg, bone in
2 tbsp • Olive oil
4 tbsp • Butter
1 cup • Apple cider
Rub lamb with olive oil. Add butter and apple cider to roasting pan. Place lamb on rack in roasting pan. Cook for 20 minutes at 425 F. Remove from oven and reduce oven temperature to 200 F.
Step 2
1 cup • Maple syrup
1/2 cup • Light brown sugar
1/4 cup • Lime juice
5 tbsp • Balsamic vinegar
16 whole • Cloves
Combine syrup, sugar, lime juice and vinegar. Brush over the lamb and stud the lamb with the cloves. Place lamb back in oven and finish cooking while basting with maple glaze. Cook for about 1 hour or until desired degree of doneness. Remove roast from oven and let rest for 15 minutes. In a saucepan, combine remaining glaze, cloves from the lamb and juices from the pan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes; strain well. Slice lamb and serve with the sauce. Chef ’s recommendation: Serve Maple Clove Leg of American Lamb with sweet mashed potatoes and glazed root vegetables or Brussels sprouts.


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