Leg of lamb in Salt with Rosemary

Servings: 4
Total time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

1 leg of lamb, approx. 2 kg.
1 Tbs rosemary
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1 cup dry white wine
2 1/2 kg coarse grain salt pepper


Preheat oven at 200° C.

1.  Wash leg of lamb thoroughly, without removing the bone or the white membrane lining the surface. Let the leg stand to dry.

2. Wash the leg lamb a second time in wine and making small holes place the sliced garlic.

3.  Pour the rest of wine on lamb and sprinkle with the rosemary.

4.  Spread a layer of coarse grain salt, approximately 2 cm thick, in a large baking pan.

5. Place the lamb leg on top of that layer and cover with a thick layer of coarse grain salt.

6.  Place baking pan with lamb in the middle of the oven and bake for approximately 2 hours.

7. Subsequently, remove baking dish from the oven, break the crust of salt and serve the lamb with a lot of green salad.

Sea salt is essential to this recipe.