How To Cook Leg Of Lamb?

How long do you cook a leg of lamb per pound?

  • Leg of lamb. A whole leg of lamb, roasting at 163 degrees C (325 degrees F), will take approximately 20 minutes per 454g (1 lb) for medium rare, 25 minutes for medium, and 30 minutes for well done.

What is the cooking time for lamb?

LAMB Cooking Times and Temperatures
Lamb Oven Roasted at 325°F
Rib roast or rack (cook at 375°F) 1 ½ – 2 ½ lbs. 30 minutes
Crown roast (unstuffed cook at 375°F) 2-3 lbs. 25 minutes
Shoulder roast 4-6 lbs. 20 minutes

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What temperature should a leg of lamb be cooked to?

Roast lamb in middle of oven until an instant-read thermometer inserted 2 inches into thickest part of meat (do not touch bone) registers 130°F, 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand 15 to 25 minutes (internal temperature will rise to about 140°F for medium-rare).

How do I cook lamb per kg?

  • Half leg or whole leg. Medium – 25 minutes per 500g, plus 25 minutes. Well done – 30 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.
  • Boneless leg. 30 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.
  • Part boned shoulder. 60 minutes per 500g, plus 30 minutes.

How long does it take to cook a 1.1 kg leg of lamb?

Place the lamb in a roasting tin and cover with foil. Place on the middle shelf of the oven. Halfway through cook time remove the foil and return to the oven for the remaining time. Medium: 25 minutes per 500g plus 25 minutes.