Roast Leg of Lamb with Tarragon and Orange

Roast Leg of Lamb with Tarragon and Orange

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A mouth-watering recipe for roast leg of lamb with tarragon and orange. This dish is perfect for an elegant dinner party or special occasion feast.
Servings: 4
Calories: 718


  • 5 1/2 lb leg of lamb
  • salt
  • strips of bacon
  • lamb's liver
  • ham
  • 1 3/4 oz chopped tarragon
  • 1 3/4 oz sliced mushrooms
  • grated zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 6 3/4 floz white wine
  • 10 floz stock
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 floz cream


  • Score a 2.5 kg leg of lamb, rub with salt and fill the slots with strips of bacon, lamb's liver and ham.
  • Roast the joint in the oven at 180°C for 2 hours.
  • When almost cooked drain off the fat, add 50 g chopped tarragon, 50 g sliced mushrooms, the grated zest and juice of 2 oranges and 200 ml white wine and finish to cook.
  • Remove the joint, swill the pan with 300 ml stock and finish with a liaison of 2 egg yolks and 125 ml cream to make a sauce.
Calories: 718 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Protein: 86 g
Fat: 32g
Saturated Fat: 14 g
Cholesterol: 390 mg
Sodium: 566 mg
Potassium: 1617 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 1243 IU
Vitamin C: 7 mg
Calcium: 201 mg
Iron: 12 mg
Cuisine Hungarian
Ingredients Lamb, Leg of Lamb
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