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Smoked Leg of Lamb

Tender, juicy delicious Smoked Leg of Lamb
Prep Time1 d
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 140kcal

Equipment

  • smoker

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb leg of lamb
  • 1 bottle zesty italian dressing
  • 2 tbsp baharat seasoning
  • 1 tbsp onion salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp coarse salt

Instructions

  • Thaw your leg of lamb, in an air tight container pour bottle of zesty italain dressing over and close. Let marinate in dressing for at least 2-3 hours up to 24 hours.
  • After lamb has marinated in dressing remove from airtight container. In a small bowl combine seasonings, rub all over leg of lamb.
  • Preheat smoker to 225, place lamb on smoker. Add an additonal pan with water in smoker to help keep moister in the smoker and the meat from drying out.
  • Smoke lamb until the internal temp is at your desired temp.
    140: raw
    145: medium
    150: well done
  • Remove from smoker when internal temp is reached. Let lamb rest for 20 minutes. If you will be resting for more than 20 minutes wrap in foil to keep warm.

Notes

WHAT CONDIMENTS DO I SERVE WITH LAMB?

There are two famous condiments people love to serve with their lamb.
  1. Pepper Jelly. We love this, and grab it at trader joes! Check your grocery store in the jelly isle.
  2. Mint Jelly

WHAT IS BAHARAT SEASONING? AND WHERE DO I BUY IT?

Baharat seasoning comes from middle easter, turkish and greek cuisine. It's a combination of several spices. You could totally make your own at home! But its nice to pick it up. You can grab it from a middle eastern or indian market or from amazon.

WHY DO YOU USE BAHARAT SEASONING?

It's no question that the Middle East has 100% perfect the art of cooking and flavoring lamb. They know the spices that pair well with the flavors of lamb. Baharat seasoning is a combination of these herbs and spices all in one to make your lamb perfect.

Nutrition

Serving: 4oz | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1975mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg