Stuffed Leg Of Lamb With Balsamic Fig Basil Sauce
Craving some baked lamb for supper but unsure how to go about it? Watch this episode and try making Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Balsamic-Fig-Basil Sauce for your next supper.
Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Balsamic Fig Basil Sauce Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- French


- 2

Cooking Time

-40-45 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20-22 Min


  • FOR Stuffed leg of lamb
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 5-6 chopped garlic pods
  • 10-12 mint spring
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • crushed black pepper
  • 5-6 thyme spring
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp almonds flakes
  • 60 ml dark rum
  • 1 leg of lamb
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 200 ml water
  • .;
  • FOR Sauce
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 70 ml balsamic vinegar
  • crushed black pepper
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 4-5 basil leaves
  • 4-5 figs


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Stuffed leg of lamb with balsamic fig basil sauce: In a bowl add olive oil, chopped garlic, mint leaves, prunes.
  2. 2

    Add roasted jeera powder, crushed black pepper, thyme, salt, almond flakes.
  3. 3

    Add dark rum, olive oil and stir it.
  4. 4

    Stuff the leg of lamb with masala and seal it with a toothpick.
  5. 5

    Smear the leftover marination on it.
  6. 6

    On a griller add olive oil, butter, meat and let it grill.
  7. 7

    Transfer the meat on a tray.
  8. 8

    Add thyme stocks, rosemary sprigs, water and bake it in a preheated oven at 200' C for 40 minutes.
  9. 9

    In a heated pan add butter, balsamic vinegar, crushed black pepper, salt, honey.
  10. 10

    Add basil leaves, figs.
  11. 11

    Cut the meat slices.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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