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  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

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7061 Calories from Fat 4878

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 543 g835.9%

Saturated Fat 227.1 g1135.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2068.1 mg689.4%

Sodium 3048.6 mg127%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 502 g1003.3%

Vitamin A 58.5% Vitamin C 139.5%

Calcium 39% Iron 275.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Herbed Marinated Leg Of Lamb Recipe