Butterflied Leg of Lamb

From Turtleback Farm Inn in Orcas Island, Washington

This recipe for lamb is a favorite for Turtleback Farm Inn’s guests. Best of all it’s easy to make and has great flavor!


  • 1 leg of lamb, boned
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup dry Vermouth
  • 1 Tablespoon oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 dozen peppercorns


Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl except for the lamb. Trim most of the fat from the lamb and marinate in the mixture for at least 4 hours. Turn the meat often. Barbecue over hot coals for 45 minutes or until pink. Slice and server with Cumberland Sauce.

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