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May 18, 2023

Essential Lamb Smoking Recipes

Smoked Lamb

Whether you're hosting a gathering of friends and family or seeking a culinary adventure for yourself, smoked lamb is a true showstopper.

Essential Recipes

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Smoked Lamb Time and Temperature

BEFORE COOKING

BRING LAMB TO ROOM TEMP

AFTER COOKING

LET LAMB REST

ALWAYS CUT

AGAINST THE GRAIN

DON’T OVERCOOK

USE A MEAT THERMOMETER

Preferred Doneness Pull Temperature Final Internal Temperature*
MEDIUM RARE
MEDIUM
WELL
135˚F
150˚F
160˚F
145˚F allow meat to rest for 3 minutes
160˚F
170˚F

Since the internal temperature of cooked meat will rise, remove it from the oven or grill, adjusting accordingly by pulling your lamb from the heat whenever it is 10 degrees lower than your desired doneness.

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Cuts of Lamb for Smoking

From local meat counters and neighborhood farmers’ markets to restaurant menus and family kitchens, a variety of lamb cuts star as the centerpiece of the table.
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