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Barbecued maple lamb shoulder

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Tender lamb given a sweet and sticky treatment, results in a big plate of deliciousness with our barbecued maple lamb shoulder recipe.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time2 hour 15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, ( + 20 mins resting time)
Roasted lamb shoulder on a board accompanied by a salad of greens in a bowl and bread rolls


  • ⅓ cup (80ml) maple syrup
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2kg Coles Australian Lamb Shoulder Roast
  • 120g Coles Brand Australian Superfood Leaf Blend
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) balsamic dressing
  • 4 Coles Bakery Rustic Rolls, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Nutritional information

Per 100g lamb cooked: Energy: 2082kJ/498 Cals (24%), Protein: 37g (74%), Fat: 11g (16%), Sat Fat: 4g (17%), Carb: 60g (19%), Sugar: 12g (13%), Dietary Fibre: 5g (17%), Sodium: 805mg (40%).

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat a covered barbecue on medium. Alternatively, preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Step 2

    Combine maple syrup, mustard powder, Worcestershire sauce and garlic in a medium jug. Rub three-quarters of the mixture all over lamb. Place in a disposable baking tray. Combine remaining mixture with ½ cup (125ml) water. Pour into base of tray. Season. Cover tightly with foil. Roast in a covered barbecue using indirect heat, or in oven, for 2 hours or until tender, adding more water if necessary to dish.
  3. Step 3

    Uncover lamb. Cook for a further 15 mins or until browned. Remove lamb from barbecue. Cover with foil. Set aside for 20 mins to rest.
  4. Step 4

    Toss salad with balsamic dressing. Serve lamb with salad, bread rolls and lemon wedges.