Cajun Lamb Roast

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 40 min.
Total: 50 min.
A Southern masterpiece that will satisfy folks around the world.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 boneless lamb roast, sirloin or top round

Directions

  • Stir together salt, pepper, cayenne, chili powder, paprika, and garlic powder and rub into lamb.
  • Let stand 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil to medium-hot and brown lamb on all sides.
  • Place lamb in shallow roasting pan or rack and roast in 350ºF oven 35 to 40 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium, or 170ºF for well.
  • When lamb has reached desired degree of doneness, remove from oven and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Internal temperature will rise approximately 10 degrees. Slice lamb on diagonal and serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 224
  Calories from Fat 90 (40%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(33%)Cholesterol 100mg
(12%)Sodium 292mg
(13%)Potassium 438mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(62%)Protein 31g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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