Microwave Marinated Lamb Roast Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Leg of lamb7 Pound, rolled and tied
For marinade
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Mixed herbs1⁄4 Teaspoon (Rosemary, oregano and thyme)
For mint sauce
 White wine vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Fresh mint leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7122 Calories from Fat 4251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 473 g728.2%

Saturated Fat 169.9 g849.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2127.3 mg

Sodium 3938.2 mg164.1%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5%

Sugars 52.2 g

Protein 604 g1208.5%

Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C 57.3%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 314.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Take a heavy plastic bag and mix all marinade ingredients in it.
2. Add a lamb to the bag.
3. Marinate for about 4 hours or keep it overnight.
4. Place the bag in microwave roasting rack such that fat side is turned down.
5. Cook on a setting of MEDIUM (5) for 45 - 60 minutes; turn the fat side up through half of the cooking time after (30 minutes) of the cooking time.
6. Keep it covered with foil for 10 -15 minutes before serving.
7. Prepare mint sauce by combining ingredients in a 2- cup glass measuring cup.
8. Place the cup in a microwave and cook on a setting of MEDIUM (5) for 5 to 6 minutes thereby allowing it to boil.
9. Cool the sauce to room temperature.

SERVING
10. Serve the lamb with mint sauce.
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