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Slow-roast shoulder of lamb with anchovy, oregano & garlic with roast potatoes

Ingredients

1 whole shoulder (approx 1.2-1.5kg) essential Waitrose British Lamb
1 large onion, cut into thick wedges
5 anchovy fillets, roughly chopped
Olive oil to drizzle
1 bulb garlic, cloves separated
15g pack oregano
1 essential Waitrose Lemon, zest
200ml white wine
1kg essential Waitrose Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Place the shoulder of lamb on top of the onion wedges in a large roasting tin. Make deep incisions all over the meat and push the chopped anchovies into the slits. Drizzle with olive oil and season well. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes.

2. Scatter the whole garlic cloves, oregano and lemon zest under and over the lamb and pour in the wine. Cover with tin foil, then return to the oven, reducing the temperature to 160°C, gas mark 3 and cook for a further 3-3 ½ hours until the meat is really tender and pulling away from the bone. Uncover for the last 30 minutes cooking time.

3. About half an hour before the end of cooking, bring the potatoes to the boil in a large pan of salted water and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain and return to the pan over a low heat and shake to steam and fluff up. Drizzle all over with olive oil, scatter in a roasting tin and season well. Place in the oven above the lamb.

4. Once the lamb is cooked, allow it to rest for 20 minutes. Turn the oven up to 200°C, gas mark 6 to allow the potatoes to crisp. Serve the lamb on a large platter with its juices and the potatoes.

Slow-roast shoulder of lamb with anchovy, oregano & garlic with roast potatoes
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 180 minutes to 240 minutes
  • Total time: 3 hours 10 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes 10 minutes

Serves: 4-6 with leftovers

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,536kj
607kcals
Fat 35g
Saturated Fat 14.7g
Carbohydrate 33.2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 39.8g
Salt 0.8g
Fibre 2.9g

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3 stars

Average user rating Based on 19 ratings

This recipe was first published in Wed Oct 08 10:02:45 BST 2014.