Golden Honey-Basted Lamb Roast

This is the roast to cook when you want an outstanding result. This Honey-Basted Lamb Roast does need watching but it is absolutely worth it.


Prep time:10 minutes
Cook time:2 hours 30 minutes
Total time:2 hours 40 minutes
Course:Main Course
Servings:8 serves


  • 1.5 kg leg of lamb
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • cup soy sauce
  • cup red wine
  • 2 tbsp Bee Warm Yapunyah Honey
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Remove lamb from refrigerator about 20 minutes before cooking.
  • Combine all ingredients except the lamb in a saucepan. Bring to the boil while stirring. Remove and leave to cool slightly.
  • Place lamb in baking dish and pour sauce over the meat. 
  • Roast lamb for about 1 1/2  hours, allowing 30 minutes per 500 g meat. Basting occasionally with the sauce. Check the roast every 20 minutes and if liquid is evaporating, add extra water or red wine. (Sauce can scorch easily.)
  • Remove lamb roast to a heated serving dish and cover loosely. Leave to rest for 10 minutes, when lamb will be juicier and easier to carve.  
  • Heat any remaining juices in the pan to make a gravy if desired. 


Calories: 216 kcalCarbohydrates: 11 gProtein: 27 gFat: 6 gSaturated Fat: 2 gCholesterol: 77 mgSodium: 701 mgPotassium: 449 mgFiber: 1 gSugar: 8 gVitamin A: 2 IUVitamin C: 1 mgCalcium: 16 mgIron: 3 mg
Keyword: honey, lamb, roast
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Bee Warm Yapunyah Honey

Yapunyah Honey is pale to medium amber in colour and has a sweet honey aroma and warm caramel flavour. It has a medium sweetness and a slight aftertaste. Yapunyah Honey crystallises rapidly.

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