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Grilled Leg Of Lamb

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  Fat 3 Tablespoon
  Lamb leg 8 Pound
  Garlic 15 Clove (75 gm), sliced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Whole)

Soak hickory chips in water to cover for at least 1 hour.
Drain and set aside.
Trim excess fat from leg of lamb.
Using a sharp knife, cut several small slits on outside of lamb; stuff with garlic slices.
Rub salt, pepper, and oregano over surface of lamb.
Wrap lamb in heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Insert meat thermometer through foil into lamb, making an opening so that thermometer does not touch foil, bone, or fat.
Prepare fire in a covered grill; let burn 15 to 20 minutes.
Sprinkle wood chips over hot coals.
Place leg of lamb on grill; cover with lid, and open vent.
Grill over medium coals 2 hours or until thermometer registers 140° (rare) or 160° (medium).
Let stand 10 minutes before slicing

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8364 Calories from Fat 5417

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 601 g923.9%

Saturated Fat 292.2 g1461%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2795.7 mg931.9%

Sodium 3424.3 mg142.7%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 671 g1341.3%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 41.1%

Calcium 46.7% Iron 331.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Leg Of Lamb Recipe