A Lamb Leg with Spices? Of course, because the spices are a perfect match for lamb. An aromatic adornment that gives the leg of lamb, this great classic of our gastronomic heritage, a festive touch. An ideal recipe to cook for the occasional chef.
First of all, here is the list of the different ingredients you will need to prepare the Lamb Leg with Spices that serves 6
- 1 semi-boneless Lamb leg
- 4 garlic cloves and 1 red onion
- One teaspoon of each of these spices: cumin, paprika, cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, coriander and turmeric
- 200 g creme fraîche
- the juice of a lime
- freshly ground pepper and olive oil
Now, here are the different steps you will have to follow to make the Lamb Leg with Spices with a preparation of 20 minutes and a cooking time of one hour.
Start by preheating your oven to 200 °C or 400 °F. Then, roughly crush the spices with a pestle. Then, oil the leg of lamb, salt and pepper it. Mix the chopped garlic and onion, the spices, the cream, the lemon juice and cover your leg completely with this mixture.
Cook your leg of lamb in your preheated oven, turn it halfway through cooking and baste it often. Add a medium glass of water during cooking.
At the end of cooking, let your Lamb leg rest for 10 minutes, covered with aluminum foil before cutting it.
You can accompany your Lamb Leg with Spices with green beans, flat coconuts beans or white beans cooked in advance. Serve while hot and enjoy !