Roast leg of lamb with mint jus

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time

1 to 2 hours


Serves 6

Easter roast lamb is a tradition in many homes, so give it the Michel Roux Jr treatment and make it really special.

By Michel Roux Jr.
From Good Food Friday with Michel Roux Jr and Olly Smith


  • 2kg/4lb 8oz leg of lamb on the bone
  • 6 garlic cloves, quartered
  • 8 anchovies, halved
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, roughly chopped
  • 3 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 4 sticks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • sprig thyme
  • 200ml/7fl oz white wine
  • 500ml/18fl oz lamb or chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp mint-flavoured vinegar
  • 100g/3½oz butter
  • ½ bunch chopped mint

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