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Lamb Mini Roast

Lamb mini roast

A mini roast is simply a smaller joint of lamb, of about 300-500g. it's suitable for two to three people and is ready in between 40 minutes and an hour. Ideal for midweek, the mini roast is a popular choice for people looking for something easy but delicious when they are short of time or don't need to feed lots of people.

Beef mini roasts come from the same areas as the larger roasts so see leg, shoulder, loin, or wherever your mini roast is from (it will usually be labelled or ask your butcher) for more information on the particular cut of mini roast.

Beef mini roasts come from the same areas as the larger roasts so see topside, silverside, rump, brisket or wherever your mini roast is from (it will usually be labelled or ask your butcher) for more information on the particular cut of mini roast.

A mini roast is a small joint of beef, about the size of a man's fist, suitable for two to three people and is ready in between 40 minutes and an hour. Ideal for midweek, the mini roast is a popular choice for people looking for something easy but delicious when they are short of time or don't need to feed lots of people.

Beef mini roasts come from the same areas as the larger roasts so see topside, silverside, rump, brisket or wherever your mini roast is from (it will usually be labelled or ask your butcher) for more information on the particular cut of mini roast.

- See more at: http://www.simplybeefandlamb.co.uk/cuts-beef/beef-mini-roast#sthash.q0SC...

A mini roast is a small joint of beef, about the size of a man's fist, suitable for two to three people and is ready in between 40 minutes and an hour. Ideal for midweek, the mini roast is a popular choice for people looking for something easy but delicious when they are short of time or don't need to feed lots of people.

Beef mini roasts come from the same areas as the larger roasts so see topside, silverside, rump, brisket or wherever your mini roast is from (it will usually be labelled or ask your butcher) for more information on the particular cut of mini roast.

- See more at: http://www.simplybeefandlamb.co.uk/cuts-beef/beef-mini-roast#sthash.q0SC...

A mini roast is a small joint of beef, about the size of a man's fist, suitable for two to three people and is ready in between 40 minutes and an hour. Ideal for midweek, the mini roast is a popular choice for people looking for something easy but delicious when they are short of time or don't need to feed lots of people.

Beef mini roasts come from the same areas as the larger roasts so see topside, silverside, rump, brisket or wherever your mini roast is from (it will usually be labelled or ask your butcher) for more information on the particular cut of mini roast.

- See more at: http://www.simplybeefandlamb.co.uk/cuts-beef/beef-mini-roast#sthash.q0SC...

Nutritional Values:

Nutritional Value: 
Dependent on cut - see particular cut for reference
Price: 
2
How can I cook it: 

If you have time, take the joint out of the fridge and bring up to room temperature before you begin.

Place your joint in a small roasting pan in an oven preheated to Gas mark 4-5, 180-190°C, 350-375°F. If you're using vegetables the joint can sit on top of these, acting as a roasting rack.

For a mini roast at 350-400g, 35-40 minutes will cook the meat to medium doneness. If you would like your meat a little less pink, cook your joint for 10-15 minutes longer.

It is important to cover your mini roast with foil and rest for 10 minutes before carving, 20 if time allows, covered with foil. This helps the muscles to relax making carving carving easier and the meat more tender and juicy. 

We recommend checking the internal temperature of the meat with a meat thermometer. The meat will need to be 70-75°C for medium and 75-80°F for well done.

REMEMBER: If you've got a fan assisted oven don't forget to adjust your oven temperature down by 10°.

What else could I use: 

Mini roasts come in many different versions, one is very likely to suit what you need. If you don't fancy lamb, why not try a beef mini roast?

Otherwise known as: 

mini joint, mini roasting joint, small roasting joint, small roast, small joint, easy carve joint, quick roast