Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time:  30 minutes




  • 1 leg of lamb
  • 1 handful of rosemary
  • 1 handful of mint
  • 1 red chilli
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon zest
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper




  • Roughly chop the herbs, garlic, lemon zest and chilli
  • Mix with the olive oil, salt and pepper and rub into the the lamb
  • Leave to marinate for at least an hour, preferably overnight
  • Preheat the barbecue to high
  • Sear the lamb until caramelised on both sides then transfer to a cooler part of the barbecue
  • Cook for 25–30 minutes for medium. The best way to test this is with a thermometer; remove the lamb when it reaches 60°C, cover with foil and leave to rest for at least 20 minutes
  • Once the lamb has rested, carve and serve.


Recipe Sourced From Great British Chefs

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