Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 1998

Butterfly the leg, then grill it over a hot but indirect fire. And don't worry about how to slice it.

SERVES12

TIME1¼ hours, plus 20 minutes cooling

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For our best grilled leg of lamb recipe, we came up with a butchering technique, removing the shank, that would yield an easy-to-manage piece of meat, easy to cook evenly and thick enough to carve into attractive slices. For a crust that wa...

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