Looking for new lamb recipes? Here is a step-by-step recipe to prepare a knuckle of lamb with saffron potatoes, a tasty main course perfect for meat lovers.

Instruction to prepare :

  1. Mix together the garlic, lemon zest and 4 tbsp oil.
  2. Season with salt and ground black pepper and brush onto the meat. Marinate for around 2 hours.
  3. Heat the oven to 180°C (160°C in a fan oven), gas 5.
  4. Place the meat in a roasting dish and roast for around 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  5. After one hour, add the potatoes, lemons, stock and the wine.
  6. Stir in the saffron and season lightly with salt and ground black pepper.  
  7. At the end of the cooking time, season to taste and arrange the meat on preheated plates.
  8. Serve garnished with parsley.
  1. Garlic : 2 cloves , finely chopped
  2. Lemon zest : 1 tsp
  3. Olive oil
  4. Lamb : 4 small knuckles, ready to cook
  5. Potato : 700 g, waxy, peeled and cut into wedges
  6. Lemon : 2, unwaxed, cut into wedges
  7. Stock : 150 – 200 ml, lamb
  8. Saffron ground
  9. Parsley leaves : to garnish

Course Main Course
Prep Time 2h 15 Minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 2h 40 Minutes
Servings 4

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