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Lamb In Pastry Crust Lamb En Croute

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Ingredients
  Chicken livers 1⁄4 Pound
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed and diced finely
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaf 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Rosemary leaf 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fresh breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boned leg of lamb 3 1⁄2 Pound (1 no.)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pie crust mix 11 Ounce (1 pack)
  Egg 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as required)
  Canned chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 can)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Into a skillet, dab in the butter and saute the chicken livers
2) Place them into a bowl and mash them
3) In the remaining butter saute the onion and the mushrooms and then add to the mashed chicken liver
4) Add in 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper, thyme, rosemary and breadcrumbs and mix well
5) Using a sharp knife, cut off excess fat from the lamb
6) Spread the liver mixture onto the meat and roll the lamb up like a jelly roll fashion
7) Tie string across the meat in a cross wise fashion at 1 inch intervals
8) Roast the lamb in the oven at 325 F for 1 hour and 45 minutes
9) Following the directions as per the pastry pack, roll out the pastry onto a floured board
10) Lay the pastry over the lamb and trim off the excess
11)Use the leftovers to cut out decorations
12) Beat the egg with water in a cup
13) Give the pastry an egg wash
14) Bake in the oven till the pastry turns golden

SERVING
15) Remove the lamb to a platter and garnish with baby carrots and celery
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SERVING
11) serve the meat with watercress and a ruffled green onion flower
12) Slice the meat and serve with the gravy

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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