Grilled Leg of Lamb with Thyme and Allspice

Grilled Leg of Lamb with Thyme and Allspice
Photo by John Kernick

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 6 1/2- to 7-lb bone-in leg of lamb, trimmed of all but a thin layer of fat
  • 1 instant-read thermometer
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
    • 5 teaspoons fresh thyme

Mince garlic, then mash to a paste with salt. Stir together garlic paste, oil, lemon zest and juice, thyme, pepper, and allspice. Put lamb, fat side up, in a large ceramic or glass dish. Using a paring knife, make 1 1/2-inch-long slits (about 2 inches deep) 2 inches apart all over leg. Reserve 1 ...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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