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Lamb Recipes

If cooked properly lamb can be as good as beef. It seems lamb is like liver or anchovies. Some people just hate them, and it’s usually because of a traumatic childhood experience. Our lamb recipes may just change your mind about this misunderstood ingredient.

grilled leg of lamb

Dolly’s Rub Is The Only One You Ever Need For Lamb

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Meathead

This wonderful spice rub is perfect when looking to amp up the flavor for smoked and grilled lamb. Use it as a dry rub seasoning for lamb or mutton prior to cooking or add liquid to make a flavorful paste for the meat. It also works well as a dry brine, ensuring deep flavor penetration and maximum moisture.
sliced lamb leg

Proven Methods For Making Melt-In-Your-Mouth Grill Roasted Leg of Lamb

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Meathead

Create mouth watering leg of lamb on the smoker or grill with these various techniques. Leg of lamb is a complex bundle of muscles, with layers of fat and connective tissue throughout. Here are four methods for dealing with the wonderful log of meat and how to create deliciously smoky grilled leg of lamb.
grilled leg of lamb chunks

Get A Taste Of Morocco With This Grilled Leg Of Lamb, Mechoui Style

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Meathead

In Morocco, Mechoui means 'roasted on an open fire.' Whole lamb is usually roasted on a spit, and often the cavity is filled with organ meats, herbs, or fruits. In this twist on the traditional mechoui, a leg of lamb is marinated overnight in charmoula. It is then seasoned, grilled, and served with harissa hot sauce.
lamb loin chops on grill

You’ll Be Amazed At How Sheep Dip Transforms Grilled Lamb Chops

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Meathead

Lamb loin chops are tender, flavorful, and juicy. This is an extremely quick and easy marinade and cooking method for grilled lamb loin chops.
lamb chop grilled on its side

Rack Of Lamb Three Ways: Grilled Lamb Lollipops, Lamb Ribeyes, And Whole Rack Of Lamb

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Meathead

Rack of lamb is incredibly rich and succulent, especially when cooked medium rare. Here are tips and tricks for grilling the perfect whole rack of lamb or lollipops (lamb chops), including how to trim them and season them.
lamb barbacoa tacos with salsa picante

This Whole Head, Pit Cooked Barbacoa Keeps Texas Traditions Alive

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Adrian Davila

This technique of slow-smoking a beef or lamb head wrapped in maguey leaves in a traditional underground pit has been used in many cultures for thousands of years. I grew up eating this kind of whole-head barbacoa with tortillas on my family's ranch in Texas.
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Smoked dry rubbed lamb ribs plated

Smoked Dry Rubbed Lamb Ribs Will Become Your New Obsession

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Clint Cantwell

With this simple flavorful recipe, feast on succulent lamb ribs that are seasoned with a dry rub and slow smoked until tender. These grilled lamb ribs are served without any sauce to highlight the balance of the slightly gamey meat and the herb scented dry rub. A squeeze of lemon never hurts though.
Lamburger in pita with yogurt sauce

How To Make Gyros With Lamb Burgers

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Meathead

Here's how to make Greek Gyros starting with a lamb burger. Preparing these burgers is a snap and you might not go back to beef hamburgers. Served in a pita along with Greek tzatziki sauce, these flavorful ground lamb burgers are a great change of pace from traditional burgers at your next BBQ and grilling cookout.
Grilled lamb Merguez Sausage

Lamb Merguez Sausage Recipe: A Taste Of Morocco

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Chef Ryan

Take your grilled sausages to a whole new level with this tested recipe for homemade Moroccan Merguez lamb sausage. Merguez is a spicy sausage from North Africa whose popularity has spread all over Europe with African immigrants. You'll find it being grilled in Berlin on street corners and in Paris' finest restaurants.
Homemade chili

The All Purpose Chili Recipe You’ve Been Searching For

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Meathead

Dive into a bowl of red or the the chili dog of your dreams with this recipe for an amazing all-purpose chili and chili sauce. Packed with flavor, you'll be cooking up this chili for classic Coney dogs, chili cheese fries, or just a bowl full, Cinci style. Add some BBQ sauce and you'll even have sloppy joes!
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Grilled lamb cubes, a.k.a. spiedies

This Spiedies Recipe Will Have You Kicking Kebabs To The Curb

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Meathead

In Binghamton NY they make spiedies rather than kebabs, and for good reason. They're better. Typically they are marinated and grilled hunks of lamb or beef. These spiedies are not cooked on skewers, but grilled with onions and peppers. Served rare to medium, the marinade flavor is almost as strong as the meat flavor.

Lamb Cuts

By:

Meathead

This is a chart of the many different cuts of lamb.

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Published On: 4/24/2019 Last Modified: 8/17/2021


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