zesty lamb

zesty lamb

zesty lamb 2

Try this deboned zesty lamb at your next braai.

  • 50 mins + marinating
  • 12
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE MARINADE

  • 2.5kg deboned leg of lamb
  • 500ml buttermilk
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 rosemary sprigs, finely chopped
  • 5ml smoked or plain paprika

FOR THE SAUCE 

  • 500g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 45ml capers, chopped
  • 2 handfuls each parsley, mint and basil, finely chopped
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 60ml olive or avocado oil

METHOD

  1. For the marinade, cut the lamb open so that it’s about 3cm thick all over. Mix together all the ingredients.
    Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days (the longer, the more tender!).
  2. Shake off excess marinade (reserve) and braai over hot coals for about 30 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking. Season and baste often with the reserved marinade. Cover with foil and set aside to
    rest for 10 minutes.
  3. For the sauce, combine all the ingredients. Season. Thinly slice the lamb and drizzle over the sauce.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: Dec, 2017


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Digital editor I’m getting married in 2018 and I think it’s the perfect time to focus on my relationship with not only my fiance but my friends, family and colleagues too. I want to nurture and cherish the people I love by being more understanding and present in their lives.

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