Marinated Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Marinated Butterflied Leg of Lamb


  • 1 leg of lamb butterflied, your butcher will do this for you
  • 8 cloves garlic, 4 crushed and 4 quartered
  • 2 springs of rosemary, cut into 16 pieces
  • 2 tablespoon runny honey
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, finely grated


  1. Remove any excess fat from the lamb, and ensure it is an even thickness throughout.
  2. Combine the crushed garlic, honey, soy sauce, cayenne and ginger in a bowl.
  3. Rub the marinade over the lamb. Pierce small holes throughout the lamb and put a piece of rosemary and garlic into each. Allow to marinade for at least an hour or overnight.
  4. Sear both sides of the lamb on a hot barbecue for 5 minutes, then cook on a medium heat for 20-30 minutes, depending on how you like your lamb cooked.
  5. Allow rest for a few minutes before cooking. Slice across the grain.

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