THE BEST SMOKED LEG OF LAMB

THE BEST SMOKED LEG OF LAMB

YIELDS: 8 Servings PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 3 hrs 30 mins TOTAL TIME: 3 hrs 40 mins

3 lbs leg of lamb (bone in)
¼ cup kosher salt (or to taste)
¼ cup ground pepper (or to taste)
¼ cup dried thyme (or to taste)
¼ cup dried oregano (or to taste)
Tools 
Smoker 
Small bowl 
Instant read thermometer
Cutting board 
Knife

  1. Preheat your smoker to 230°F. Leave the lamb out on the counter to get to room temperature before you put it in the smoker.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together and rub the lamb generously.
  3. Put the lamb on the smoker fat side up
  4. Smoke the meat for about 3 -3 1/2 hours or until it hits internal temperature to 130°F. Remove it from the smoker and wrap aluminum foil loosely over it and let it sit for 15 mins.
  5. Increase the heat on your smoker to 350°F. Put the lamb back in and cook it for another 30 mins, this helps get the crust set perfectly!
  6. Pull the lamb out onto a cutting board. Let sit for 5-10 minutes covered loosely with foil. Slice it up and serve!

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