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Herb-crusted lamb with salad

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Coasted in a crispy herb crust, this lamb dish is definitely a must-try. Simply serve with salad and enjoy!

  • Serves6
  • Cook time2 hour 30 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 10 mins resting time)
Herb- crusted lamb with salad


  • ⅓ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped basil
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 brown onion shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) olive oil
  • 1.6kg Coles Australian Lamb Leg
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped basil, extra
  • 300g pkt Coles Australian Baby Salad Blend

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat a covered barbecue on medium. Alternatively, preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the parsley, basil, lemon rind, shallot, garlic and half the oil in a small bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Use a sharp knife to make 3 cuts in the top of the lamb. Place the lamb in a deep roasting pan. Spoon the parsley mixture over the lamb and rub all over to coat, pressing into the cuts. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Cook in covered barbecue using indirect heat, or in oven, for 2½ hours for medium or until cooked to your liking. Set aside, covered with foil, for 10 mins to rest.
  5. Step 5

    Combine the remaining oil, lemon juice and extra basil in a small bowl.
  6. Step 6

    Thinly slice the lamb. Serve with the salad leaves and drizzle with the basil dressing.