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Slow-roasted lamb shoulder with beer glaze

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  • High in protein
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Lactose free
  • Egg free
  • Dairy free

With a mouth-watering glaze, this slow-roasted lamb shoulder will melt in your mouth. Seasoned with herbs and garlic, it’s perfect for your next Sunday roast. Serve it with steamed snow peas and green beans.

  • Serves8, with leftovers
  • Cook time6 hour 5 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes, + 10 mins resting time
Slow-roasted lamb shoulder with beer glaze


  • 1.5kg Coles Australian Lamb Shoulder
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced into 8 pieces
  • 8 small rosemary sprigs
  • 1 brown onion, cut into wedges
  • Thyme sprigs, to serve
  • Oregano sprigs, to serve
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) pale ale or beef stock
  • 1 tbs brown sugar

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 1223kJ/293 Cals (14%), Protein: 27g (54%), Fat: 18g (26%), Sat fat: 8g (33%), Carb: 4g (1%), Sugar: 3g (3%), Fibre: 1g (3%), Sodium: 81mg (4%)

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 150°C. Place lamb on a clean work surface. Use a small sharp knife to make 8 small slits, about 2cm deep, over the surface of lamb. Insert 1 slice of garlic and 1 rosemary sprig into each slit. Season well.
  2. Step 2

    Place onion in the base of a large baking dish. Top with lamb. Sprinkle with thyme and oregano sprigs. Pour the beer or stock around the lamb. Sprinkle lamb with sugar. Cover tightly with foil.
  3. Step 3

    Roast, basting occasionally, for 5 1/2 hours or until lamb is falling off the bone. Increase oven to 200°C. Uncover and roast for a further 30 mins or until the lamb caramelises. Set aside for 10 mins to rest before serving.
  4. Step 4

    Transfer the lamb to a serving platter and cover with foil. Pour the pan juices into a saucepan. Place over high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until sauce thickens. Drizzle over the lamb to serve.

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