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Lamb In Pastry

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Ingredients
  Leg lamb 4 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For pastry
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Shortening/Lard 3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten with 1 teaspoon water
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the bone of the leg of the lamb and trim any excess fat.
2) Marinate the leg with salt, pepper, and butter and roast in a oven at 425 degree F, Gas Mark 7, for 1-1/4 hours.
3) Allow it to cool.

MAKING
4) Sift flour and salt in a bowl.
5) Add butter and lard and rub until it resembles breadcrumb.
6) Pour water and make a smooth dough.
7) Roll out the dough into a large rectangular sheet so that it can enclose the leg of the lamb completely.
8) Wrap the leg in the dough, prick the dough all over with a knife, brush with egg and water mixture and bake at 375 degree F, Gas Mark 5, for 45 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve hot with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
105 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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