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Slow roasted lamb shoulder

I am about to roast two 7 1/2 lb lamb roasts. The recipe from NYTimes calls for two 5-6 lb roasts to roast at 350 for 3-4 hours. Will an additional hour of cooking be adequate?

asked by akrainey over 4 years ago

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akrainey
added over 4 years ago

I forgot to mention that the roasts are bone-in

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irina
added over 4 years ago

Does the times recipe call for bone in at 350 for 4 hours?

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akrainey
added over 4 years ago

The recipe, by David Tanis in the NYTimes, is supposed to replicate a spit roasted lamb. It calls for bone-in shoulder roasts.

jeinde
added over 4 years ago

Wow, as I like my lamb pink this would be way overdoing it. And with bone in it will cook more quickly than boneless. I would guestimate 2.5 to 3 hours at most. Use a meat thermometer. Roasts can sit for some time after finishing cooking and will rise in temperature slightly after taking them out of over.

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