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Crown Roast Of Lamb

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Ingredients
  Lamb roast 1
  Crown lamb roast 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste, milled
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Dripping 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Apricot halves 6 Ounce (1 Small Tin)
  Mint jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or As Required)
For the stuffing
  Dried apricots 1 Ounce (For The Stuffing:)
  Dried apricots 1 Ounce, soaked and chopped finely
  Cooking apple 1⁄2 , peeled chopped
  White breadcrumbs 2 1⁄2 Ounce (For The Stuffing:)
  Cooking apple 1⁄2 , peeled, cored and chopped.
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 2 1⁄2 Ounce (65 Grams)
  Lemon 1⁄2 (For The Stuffing:)
  Walnuts 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Butter 1 Ounce (For The Stuffing:)
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Ounce, melted (25 Grams)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pipe mint jelly into the drained apricot halves and keep aside to be used as garnishing.
2. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C or Gas No. 4)

MAKING
3. Rub salt and pepper all over the lamb joint.
4. Cover top of each rib with a small piece of foil to prevent the bone from charring while roasting.
5. In a large roasting pan place the seasoned and prepared joint.
6. To prepare the stuffing in a mixing bowl, combine the stuffing ingredients together.
7. Use a fork to mix thoroughly.
8. Use your hand to stuff the middle of the crown roast with the prepared mixture.
9. Drizzle with dripping.
10. Place the roasting pan on the middle level of the preheated oven
11. Roast the lamb joint for 1 1/2 hours, occasionally basting the meat with the pan drippings.

SERVING
12. Remove the foil pieces wrapped on each rib bone and top each rib with a cutlet frill instead.
13. Place the joint on a serving platter and garnish with mint jelly filled apricot halves.
14. Carve the joint between the rib bones serving 2 chops per person.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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