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Maple-Mustard Grilled Lamb

June 2006
Maple-Mustard Grilled Lamb

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Some of our favorite condiments—maple syrup, soy sauce and coarse-grain mustard—come together to spice up this tender meat.

Makes: 6 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 20 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons coarse-grain mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 boneless leg of lamb (about 3 1/2 pounds), trimmed of fat
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, oil, soy sauce, vinegar, mustard and garlic. Add the lamb, turn to coat, then cover and chill for 1 hour or up to 2 days, turning occasionally.
  2. Take the lamb out of the refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling. Preheat a grill to medium-high. Season the lamb with the salt and pepper and grill. Cover the lamb with foil and cook for 12 minutes, rotating once. Turn the lamb over, cover and cook for 12 to 15 minutes more, until the internal temperature reads 130 degrees on a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the lamb. Transfer the lamb to a cutting board, cover loosely with foil and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.
Tip
  • Rosemount Estate Shiraz-Cabernet 2005 (Australia)