Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Lamb has a unique and delicate flavor--and the grill only enhances it! This recipe features butterflied leg of lamb, which grills up well.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Gradually whisk in vinegar. Let stand 15 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk in apple juice concentrate, mustard, rosemary, and oil.
  4. Step 4

    Season marinade to taste with coarse salt and pepper.
  5. Step 5

    Place lamb in glass baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Step 6

    Spread 1/3 cup/80 mL of the marinade over the top to coat. Turn over and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread remaining marinade over lamb.
  7. Step 7

    Cover dish with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  8. Step 8

    Preheat grill to medium heat and spray grill rack with nonstick spray.
  9. Step 9

    Place lamb on grill and reserve dish with marinade. Grill 15 minutes. Turn lamb over. Grill 15 minutes, brushing with marinade from the reserved dish.
  10. Step 10

    Turn lamb over again and grill until thermometer registers 145 F/65 C for medium-rare, 160 F/70 C for medium or 170 F/75 C for well, often brushing with marinade, about 5 minutes longer per side.
  11. Step 11

    Transfer lamb to a platter.
  12. Step 12

    Cover loosely with foil and let rest 15 min.
  13. Step 13

    Slice lamb thinly and arrange on a platter to serve.