New Zealand Leg O’Lamb
12 – 8oz. servings
1 (4-5 lb) boneless leg of lamb
2 cups vinegar
1/2 garlic clove, small garlic thinly sliced
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups white wine
Place leg of lamb in baking dish – pierce with knife all over making cuts about 1/2 inch wide. Place sliced garlic in cuts that you have made. Pour the White wine over the lamb cover with lid. Let sit over night 12-hrs in the refrigerator.
Heat oven to 275 and roast lamb for 15-20 minutes then raise the temperature to 400 for 10-15 ) according to size.
While roasting, take the 2 1/2 cups of vinegar boil down to about 1 3/4 to increase acidity. While still hot add the sugar & mint then remove from heat to cool. When ready to serve you can make individual dipping servings for the sauce to serve with the lamb.