Bourbon cranberries lamb leg steak with vegetables

Bourbon cranberries lamb leg steak w vegs   

Ingredients

4 medium size lamb leg steaks
2 packets carrots mix, washed, cut of top and bottom stems
2 bunches brocollini, washed
350 g cauliflower, washed, cut off stems and florets
1 small sweet potato  peeled skin, washed, dried and cut 2 cm thickness
2 baby cream potatoes, washed, dried and cut into half
Water for boiling
Pinch of salt

Cranberries bourbon marinade

Made in advance and store in fridge for 2 weeks; in freezer up to three months
375 g Whole Cranberry Sauce in a jar
½ lemon, juiced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 long red chilli, chopped
125ml (½ cup) bourbon whiskey
60ml (¼ cup) maple syrup
60ml (¼ cup) soy sauce
60ml (¼ cup) white vinegar
60ml (¼ cup) cola
2 Tsp finely chopped rosemary
2 Tsp hungarian hot paprika
2 Tsp sweet paprika
2 Tsp cumin
2 Tsp ground cinnamon

Cheese sauce

500ml milk
1 bay leaf
1 Tsp onion powder
1 Tsp garlic powder
40g butter
40g plain flour
1 cup Parmesan, Mascarpone, Grana Pradana, and grated tasty cheese
1 pinch salt and pepper to taste

Method
To Make the Marinade
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Marinade Lamb with cranberries bourbon sauce and refrigerate for 1 hours. Pre heat oven 180 degree C. Put kettle on. Take the lamb out to room temperature. Once boil put in saucepan to boil the potatoes, sweet potatoes and carrots for 15-20 minutes, wants some crunchiness of carrots.

Removed, drained well potatoes, carrots (par boiled), and sweet potatoes ( want a bit softer);  set aside keep warm cover with foil.  Bake the potatoes and lamb for 20-35 minutes until lamb, and potatoes are tender golden brown.

Meanwhile, infuse milk with bay leaf, onion and garlic. Bring to boil then turn off and leave to stand for about 15 minutes (the longer it stands the more flavoursome). Boil or steam cauliflower and brocollini until tender.

After about 10 minutes into boiling time, add in sweet potatoes  to further soften it for a further 3-4 minutes. Remove and keep aside keep warm with foil (cover).  Blanch carrot in the boiling water and off heat for a further 5 minutes.

Melt butter in another saucepan then add flour. Stir over heat for a couple of minutes. Strain milk mixture into a bowl.  Pour milk into butter and flour mix and whisk until combined and thickened slightly. Add cheese. Whisk continuously over a medium heat for further 2-3 minutes until mixture has come to the boil and thickened.

Removed lamb and potatoes. Rest lamb for 5 minutes before plating them. Plate the brocollini, sweet potato, potato  and cauliflower on 4 plates. Pour sauce over the cauliflower. Then put the lamb and top with carrots.

 

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