Bbq Greek Style Lamb


1-1.5 kg of leg of lamb, cleaned and some of the fat trimmed off and de-boned
6 cloves of garlic, crushed
1-2 teaspoons dry wild oregano
A handful of fresh oregano
1-2 teaspoons dry thyme
2 teaspoons fresh thyme
3-4 teaspoons fresh rosemary
The zest of 1 lemon
The juice of one lemon
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and cracked pepper

1 lemon cut in wedges
Herbed Yoghurt Dip (see recipe below)


Rub the lamb with sea salt, cracked pepper the herbs, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil all over.

Place the lamb on a very hot BBQ and cook until golden brown on both sides or according to your taste. This should take approximately 25-30 minutes.

Let the meat rest for about 15 minutes.
Serve the lamb with the lemon wedges and some herbed yoghurt dip on the side.


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