Roast Lamb with Sweet Chilli Glaze (Easy) Roast Lamb with Sweet Chilli Glaze (Easy)

Roast Lamb with Sweet Chilli Glaze (Easy)

A simple, but tasty lamb roast using an half leg of lamb with a home-made sweet chilli glaze.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
2 hours 20 minutes

serves
6 people

To Cook Medium: 25 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 25 minutes

To Cook Well Done: 30 minutes per 450g/1lb plus 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 x 1.3kg/3lb lean carvery or boneless lamb leg joint
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 2 red onions, peeled and quartered
  • 2 yellow peppers, deseeded and cut into quartered
  • 450g/1lb small new potatoes
  • For the Sweet Chilli Glaze:

  • 120ml/6tbsp prepared sweet chilli sauce
  • 10ml/2tsp lime juice
  • 15ml/1tbsp garlic purée, or to taste

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4-5, 180-190°C, 350-375°F.
  2. Place the joint on a chopping board and season.
  3. Transfer the joint to a metal rack in a large non-stick roasting tin and open roast for the prepared, calculated cooking time, basting occasionally with any meat juices.
  4. 40-50 minutes before the end of the cooking time remove the joint from. Remove the rack, add the vegetables in a single layer then place the joint on top. Return to the oven.
  5. 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time mix the glaze ingredients together and brush all over the joint. Return to the oven to finish cooking
  6. Transfer the lamb with the vegetables to a warm platter. Cover and rest for 10 minutes before serving

Tips:

For a hotter chilli sauce add a few tablespoons of hot pepper sauce.