Glazed Leg of Lamb


  • 1 8 lb leg of lamb
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbs rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tbs sage leaves, crushed
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1/2 cup currant jelly or cherry preserves
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp oregano, crushed
  • 2 tsp thyme, crushed

This is a super simple way to prepare a leg of lamb.

  • Make several slits in  the leg of lamb and insert garlic slices.
  • Bring lamb to room temperature.
  • Combine rosemary, sage, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Rub generously into meat.
  • Combine the sherry, jelly or preserves, ketchup and stir over low heat until well combined. Set aside.
  • Place lamb on rack in a roasting pan.
  • In a preheated 325 degree oven cook the lamb for 20 to 25 minutes per pound.
  • During the last 1 and 1/2 hours of cooking, baste the lamb frequently with the sherry mixture.
  • Serve any remaining sauce with the lamb.

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