Lamb in the oven: baking time

Agneau (c) giovanni boscherino shutterstock

Agneau (c) giovanni boscherino shutterstock

Lamb (c) giovanni boscherino shutterstock

Are you planning to make a roast lamb, a leg of lamb, a shoulder of lamb in the oven? Here are some tips and cooking times.

Tips for a tender and juicy lamb meat :

  • Take the meat out of the refrigerator well before cooking it.
  • Brush it lightly with fat before placing it in a well preheated oven to obtain a nice caramelized crust.
  • Let it rest for a few minutes in aluminum foil before cutting. This will allow the meat to relax. It will be more uniformly pink and tender.

Cooking time of the lamb in the oven . It will take for a meat : 

  • Dew: 10 to 15 minutes cooking time per pound.
  • Medium: 15 to 20 minutes cooking time per pound.
  • Well done: 20 to 25 minutes cooking time per pound.

Lamb meat should be served as hot as possible: it is recommended to heat the serving dish and plates.

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