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Herbed Marinated Leg Of Lamb

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Ingredients
  Lamb leg 6 Pound (1 Whole)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
Directions

Have meatman bone leg of lamb and slit lengthwise so you can spread it flat on grill like a thick steak.
Combine lemon juice, oil, onion, parsley, salt, thyme, basil, and tarragon.
Place lamb in large plastic bag set in deep bowl.
Pour lemon juice mixture over lamb; close bag.
Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, turning bag occasionally to coat lamb evenly.
Drain lamb, reserving marinade.
Insert two long skewers through meat at right angles making a +, or place meat in a wire grill basket.
Grill over medium coals, turning every 15 minutes, till desired doneness, about 1 1/2 hours for medium or 2 hours for well-done.
Baste frequently with reserved marinade.
Place lamb on carving board; remove from basket or remove skewers.
Cut lamb across grain into thin slices.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling

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