Roast Lamb with Chocolate, Anchovy and Capers

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Appears in
Real Chocolate: Over 50 Inspiring Recipes for Chocolate Indulgence

By Chantal Coady

Published 2003

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This is a very rich dish, I would recommend serving it with steamed basmati rice or new potatoes and a green salad.


  • 1 whole leg of lamb, about 2–3 kg
  • 1 large onion, roughly, chopped
  • small


If you have time to marinate the lamb overnight it will improve the flavour and texture of the meat, but even an hour will make a difference. In a blender, make a marinade with the wine or sherry, oil, capers, mustard, anchovies, parsley, garlic and pepper. With a sharp knife, make slashes in the lamb every 5–6 cm<