Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb Marinated in Yogurt

This grilled butterflied leg of lamb marinated in yogurt is a mediterranean specialty that uses yogurt and mint marinade to tenderize and flavor the meat.

• Boneless leg of lamb • Plain yogurt • Lemon juice • Onion • Garlic • Dried mint • Dried basil • Black pepper

Open lamb up and cut into the larger chunks of meat so that it is of even thickness. Remove and discard the larger deposits of fat. Place lamb in a non-reactive pan.


In a small bowl combine remaining ingredients. Pour marinade over the lamb. Massage the marinade into the meat. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or up to 24 hours.



Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Sear lamb on one side then flip over to sear the other side. Reduce heat to medium and cook until desired doneness.

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