Roasted Lamb in Coffee Sauce by Closet Cooking

A tender roast leg of lamb served in a tasty, creamy coffee sauce.


Servings: makes4+ servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 small (1-2 pound) leg of lamb, deboned and tied
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup strong black coffee
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
Directions
  1. Rub the salt and pepper onto the lamb.
  2. Spread the mustard on top.
  3. Heat the coffee, cream, sugar and brandy until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Place the lamb in a roasting dish and pour the coffee mixture over it.
  5. Roast in a preheated 375F oven for 20 minutes, basting a few times.
  6. Turn the heat down to 325F and roast until it reaches a temperature of 130F, about 20 minutes.
  7. Let the lamb rest for 15 minutes.
  8. Pour the juices into a pan along with the chicken stock and heat until bubbling.
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