Gigot de Sept Heures

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By Anthony Bourdain

Published 2004

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That’s right: seven-hour leg of lamb. That leaves you plenty of time for prepping additional courses, a long nap, and catching up on the taped episodes of The Simpsons you’ve been meaning to watch.


  • 1 leg of lamb, about 6 lb/2.7 kg
  • 4 garlic cloves, thi


Prep the Lamb

Preheat the oven to 300°F/150°C. Using the paring knife, make many small incisions around the leg. Place a sliver of garlic into each of the incisions. Rub the lamb well with olive oil and season it all over with salt and pepper. Plac