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New Zealand Free-Range Lamb Boneless Leg (1.6kg)

Horizon Farms
LB248

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The finest holiday leg of lamb from New Zealand. Boneless and ready for roasting. You get at least 1.6kg (3.5lbs) - the size of this roast is enough to feed the whole family including the in-laws.  For the holidays or the Sunday family dinner - this slow roast is absolutely worth the wait. Studded with garlic and coated with fresh thyme this roast will convert anyone into a lamb believer. We highly recommend pressure cooking or slow cooking the leg of lamb. Do not season excessively - high-quality lamb does not come with gamey flavor or odors. All you need is salt, pepper, garlic powder/garlic knobs, fresh thyme, and olive oil. Serve with classic vegetables and chickpeas for the Mediterranean touch. See the instructions below. 

New Zealand lamb is internationally known for its superior quality and taste. Our New Zealand lamb takes it one step further: All year free-range open pasture-raised, grass-fed lambs. Free of growth-promoting hormones and subtherapeutic use of antibiotics. This is the finest lamb available. If you have never tried lamb or had a bad experience with lamb in the past we urge you to give New Zealand premium quality lamb a try. However, lamb spare ribs are probably not what you want to begin with if you are new to lamb. Our lamb comes from family-owned and operated farms and ranches in New Zealand only. Ethical raising has always been the cultural tradition in New Zealand.  



Contents

Contents 1 Roast
Weight At least 1.6kg (3.5lbs)
Serves Serves 4-6 (Depends on the serving style)

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 48h
In ice-water: Not recommended.
Cooking Method Slow roasting, Pressure cooking only
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 3 days.

 

Details

Also known as Lamb holiday roast, Lamb leg, Lamb roast
Country of Origin New Zealand
Ingredients Lamb
Cut from Leg
Category Whole Cuts
Packaging Individually Vacuum Packed

 

About New Zealand Pasture-Raised Lamb

✔ All year free-range and open pasture-raised. 100% grass-fed and grass-finished.

✔ No GMO-feed.

✔ Humanely raised and treated with respect by family farmers.

✔ No subtherapeutic use of antibiotics. 

✔ Free of growth-promoting hormones.

✔ Free of gamey flavor and strong lamb odor. Tender, juicy, and light in color due to the natural feed and the young age of the lambs.

✔ Excellent source of Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc. Low in Sodium. 


 New Zealand Lamb

 

At A Glance

Sheep Breed Romney breed
Farm/Ranch Family farms in New Zealand
Region North Island of New Zealand
Breeding All year free range on open pastures. Harvested before 12 months.
Feeding 100% grass-fed and grass-finished
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork through lot numbering and management.
Growth-Hormones Never
Subtherapeutic Use of Antibiotics Never
Chemically Pesticide Treated Grass Never
GMO feed Never
 

Lamb Leg Roast Recipe Instructions

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Defrost the boneless leg for at least 24h in the fridge. Depending on your fridge it may take up to 48 hours to completely defrost the roast. We do not recommend defrosting a roast this size in cold water. A lamb leg is made for slow cooking. Some recipes call for 7h cooking time. Our instructions will only take about 2h of cooking time with the help of a pressure cooker.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Once completely defrosted, take out of the package and pat dry with a paper towel. Heat up a fry-pan to very hot and add olive oil. Now sear the roast for 1 minute on all sides. We're not cooking the roast but building flavor and texture. The caramelized surface will lend a rich flavor to the finished roast.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Next, rub the roast with olive oil, freshly ground black pepper, and sea salt. Stuff half-cut garlic knobs into the roast for extra flavor. Let the (raw) roast sit for 10 minutes.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Place the whole roast into a pressure cooker, add a cup of warm water and place fresh thyme on top for extra flavor. 

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Cook for 60 to 90 minutes - this highly depends on your pressure cooker. Pro tip: If you're not sure about cooking times, always undercook rather than overcook! You can always bring the food back under pressure and continue cooking until you're happy with the results. We cooked ours for 90 minutes with an electric pressure cooker.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

After the pressure cooker has released the pressure, use a fork to check the tenderness. Notice the thick and rich soup. We will use that for the next step.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Carefully remove the roast and place it on a cutting board. Now add vegetables to the pot, do not add any seasoning. Pressure cook for 10 minutes or less.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Back to the roast. There are many ways to serve the leg of lamb. We love pulled leg of lamb. Simply use forks or your bare hands to take this juicy masterpiece apart. Careful, the center may be extremely hot!

New Zealand Lamb Leg

The vegetables should be done by now. Open the lid and add a pack of pre-cooked chick-peas to the pot. Wait another minute and give them time to heat up. Serve together with the pulled lamb.

New Zealand Lamb Leg

Serve while warm. All you need is a fork to break the lamb into pieces. Perfectly cooked, ethically raised, and safe lamb for the whole family. Enjoy high-quality lamb from New Zealand. 


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Translated from Japanese: I bought 3 bags when I reordered.
Deliciousness that soaks into the heart. I like it.

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Translated from Japanese: I've been getting this since I started shopping here.
It's always stable and delicious.

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Translated from Japanese: I use this to make bone broth!
Just by boiling, delicious stock comes out and I drink it almost every day.
Indispensable in my home!!!

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Translated from Japanese: I bought it to make bone broth.
The number of days from ordering to delivery is quick which is convenient.
Above all, I’m happy that a delicious soup is made without any odor.
I would like to order again.

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Translated from Japanese: There was no odor and it was in a beautiful state!
I used it for bone broth and I managed to cook a beautiful golden soup.
I will order again ^ _ ^

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Not suitable for mizutaki

Translated from Japanese: I bought this whole chicken because I wanted to get soup stock out of the bones. I don't know how to cook many dishes, so I chose my favorite mizutaki.
Since the breeding period is long, I expected it to be old, but the taste is refreshing and the body is soft.
But hmm (tears)
I took the lye out carefully, but the unique taste and smell are spicy. Japanese chicken is very delicious with only salt, but this was not possible. You can't add garlic, onions or tomatoes. I managed to eat it with curry spice.
I should have followed the recommended recipe.
I want to eat naturally grazing chicken, so I will study how to cook it and try again.

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I have a feeling that this will become a standard for celebrations!

Translated from Japanese: Even though the taste is strong, the fat is really delicious!!!
When eating this store’s chicken breast, I realized there’s a difference to usual chicken and because a family member’s birthday is near, I’ve decided to order this whole chicken.
I cooked it the same as always, but the meat quality is completely different!
The whole family is a total fan of this taste and aroma. Thank you (^^)

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いいお肉です

オーブンで焼きましたが、
出てきた鶏の油も透き通っていて、
くせなく、とてもおいしいかったです。
次も購入します。

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I made Samgyetang with it

Translated from Japanese: Although I have bought several types of chicken here already, it’s my first time trying this whole chicken.
To prepare it carefully, I washed it, but even so, there was no fat or blood on the chicken.
It was the same with the other chicken products I already tried, but there was also not the characteristic (strong) smell of chicken.

Because it’s hard to know the chicken’s life from the packs that you can find in the supermarket, I could finally feel with this product that the chicken’s life was spent preciously. I’m thankful I’m able to enjoy this chicken meat and won’t waste a bite, as one shouldn’t forget this animal once had a precious life, too.
Although I boiled it for 1½ hours, the meat didn’t get dry, the fat sticking to the meat had no unpleasant smell and I got a soup with a golden color.

I order all the meat I need from this store, I’ve come to not like any other ones.
Although I eat a lot less meat now, I have not become a vegetarian or vegan yet, so I think I want to not forget to at least be thankful for the meal this chicken gave me.

I’m sorry for this long comment.
I will order again.

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I tried a whole chicken for the first time.

Translated from Japanese: Preciously raised chickens packaged carefully (for delivery) arrived in the best condition possible.
I grilled it with natural salt and thyme from my garden. It was really delicious, a complete success. Even cooled down packed inside a bento, there is no unpleasant smell.

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Translated from Japanese: I always buy Australian products when I want to make bone broth and this is my first time trying Austrian products. The 500g size is also small and easy to handle and I felt that there was a strong tendency for it to become gelatinous (collagen?) when the bone broth is refrigerated. As for the taste, both are perfectly delicious.

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I buy it every time

Translated from Japanese: I cook this oxtail and meat guy's beef tendon for 12 hours to make curry.
Does it take so long because it’s grain-finished? I'm grateful that you can get grass-fed meat at this price.
The meat also comes off smoothly.

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Bone broth soup with plenty of collagen

Translated from Japanese: This is my favorite taste of bone broth soup.
If you pay attention to the water and oxtail added, collagen will come out and it will become plump after boiling for a long time. It's possible to freeze the soup stock.

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For oxtail soup

Translated from Japanese: I always buy it to make tail soup. Domestic Wagyu beef has a lot of oil, but this one has a moderate amount of oil and is delicious as it is without any preparation.

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Translated from Japanese: I bought these to make bone broth easily and they were better than I expected.
Preparing the meat beforehand is recommended because it can be finished deliciously with salt and pepper without any odor by removing the lye only once.
It was delicious even with oatmeal and risotto.

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Translated from Japanese: I cooked one in the oven and put the other in a stew. The result is odorless, soft and delicious.

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Translated from Japanese: This is my second time ordering. It was as delicious as last time, but this time it had a long bone and barely fit in the pressure cooker. 😅
It's like the meat in the old-fashioned anime Gyātoruzu. It's very satisfying to eat. I’d like to order again.

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Translated from Japanese: I stewed it in wine inside a pressure cooker. The meat is beautiful and the taste is very good! Speaking of treats in NZ, as I was eating this meat, I was happy that I could order and cook it so easily. I’d like to order again.

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I’m suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Translated from Japanese: I'm suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (CS), so I searched for safe meat that was drug-free and wasn't fed with strange foods. Sheep are said to be nutritious, but I can't find them in Japan, so I bought them in bulk up to the free shipping line, although it's a little expensive. I forcibly thawed and cooked it on the day I arrived, so it was still hard even if I used a pressure cooker, but it was delicious. I made tomato stew with it. The meat has a mellow lamb scent. Bone marrow is the best. The fat had a gummy-like feeling. I used to eat Genghis Khan, which only tasted like sauce, so I was satisfied with the lamb-taste spreading in my mouth. I'm looking forward to trying the other meats.

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Translated from Japanese: The delivery was quick and the meat was better than I had imagined! It's safe and secure and I think this price is a good deal. I will order again.