Colonial Goose

    Colonial Goose

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    The early settlers of New Zealand were accustom to goose but all they had was lamb. Colonial goose is a traditional New Zealand meal of a lamb leg deboned and stuffed with breadcrumbs and herbs then marinated in wine to look like a goose.

    JuliettevanSon Washington, United States

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 1 leg of lamb or mutton, boneless
    • stuffing
    • 1 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 1/2 cup dried apricots, diced
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1 teaspoon sage
    • 1 teaspoon thyme
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • marinade
    • 3/4 cup of red wine
    • 2 carrots, sliced
    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 1 bay leaf
    • parsley, chopped

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:2hours  ›  Ready in:2hours20min 

    1. Melt butter and honey together then mix in all stuffing ingredients with it. Stir in egg to bind.
    2. Stuff the bone cavity of the lamb or mutton leg then the sew the opening. Place in baking tray then pour on marinade.
    3. Cook at 180 degrees C for about two hours or until cooked though, basting often.

    Tip

    If lamb starts to brown to quickly, cover it with aluminium foil.

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    - 07 Jul 2012

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