Lamb kleftiko recipes

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Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

Lamb Kleftiko (Arni Kleftiko)

Named after the 'Klephts' - Greek bandits of the countryside who would allegedly steal the odd lamb or goat and cook it in sealed pit ovens, to avoid the smoke being seen - lamb kleftiko is usually cooked slowly on the bone after marinating in lemon juice, garlic, herbs and olive oil
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Lamb Kleftiko [ Arnaki Kleftiko]

Lamb Kleftiko [ Arnaki Kleftiko]

Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, season lamb with salt and pepper and brown on all sides over high heat
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Greek-Style Lamb Traybake (Kleftiko)

Greek-Style Lamb Traybake (Kleftiko)

This traybake is inspired by the delicious, yet simple flavours of the traditional Greek lamb dish kleftiko
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Mutton Kleftiko, Orzo Pasta, Feta & Parsley Salad

Mutton Kleftiko, Orzo Pasta, Feta & Parsley Salad

Don't be scared to seek out and use mutton, slow braising results in butter soft meat but with double the flavour of lamb (and cheaper to boot)
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Cyrus Todiwala on lamb + Recipe lamb in chilli, garlic and cinnamon

Cyrus Todiwala on lamb + Recipe lamb in chilli, garlic and cinnamon

Or you remember slowly cooked kleftiko, falling off the bone, following hours of slow cooking. If you're English, Welsh or Scottish, perhaps you remember childhood Sunday lamb roasts
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My Week That Was (1) Bathroom Delivery, New Lenses, Family Time, Kleftiko, Mills & Boon Colouring, Snapchat!

My Week That Was (1) Bathroom Delivery, New Lenses, Family Time, Kleftiko, Mills & Boon Colouring, Snapchat!

For lunch, Dad cooked kleftiko – meaning “in the style of the Klephts“, this is lamb slow-baked on the bone, first marinated in garlic and lemon juice, originally cooked in a pit oven
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4 Easy Alternatives to Traditional Easter Lamb

4 Easy Alternatives to Traditional Easter Lamb

Greek-Style Lamb Traybake (Kleftiko). Most people like to eat lamb on Easter Sunday, but doing a big traditional lamb roast can be tricky to get right, as well as fiddly and time-consuming – especially if you are having to juggle lots of side dishes too
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Chocolate & spice Christmas muffins

Chocolate & spice Christmas muffins

Where today you will find lots of delicious recipes including Vicki’ Lamb Kleftiko which looks gorgeous
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Braised Okra (Bamies) - Greek-style in Tomato Sauce (with Thermomix method)

Braised Okra (Bamies) - Greek-style in Tomato Sauce (with Thermomix method)

Bamies (braised okra) with lamb Kleftiko and lemony roast potatoes (see Kleftiko recipe for method for potatoes)
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Food and Drink on the Peleponnese

Food and Drink on the Peleponnese

Kleftiko – slow roasted lamb on the bone with lemon and garlic, usually served in parchment, sometimes with cheese
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The Ultimate Greek Tragedy

The Ultimate Greek Tragedy

Well at least the Grecian’s gave us the wonderful Lamb Kleftiko, which is this week’s recipe. add a few good glugs of olive oil, the marinade and finally the lamb
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Food Review: Frosoullas, 39 Sinclair Drive, Battlefield, Glasgow G42 9QE

Food Review: Frosoullas, 39 Sinclair Drive, Battlefield, Glasgow G42 9QE

Cypriot “oven macaroni” version of the classic baked pasta dish, like lasagna but made with rigatoni, lots of lamb, herbs and a creamy béchamel sauce
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Lamb Kleftiko (Braised Greek Lamb)

Lamb Kleftiko (Braised Greek Lamb)

This recipe serves two, but you could easily buy a lamb leg, or shoulder to feed more. 2 Lamb shanks. 2 Lamb shanks
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Kleftiko (Greek Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks)

Kleftiko (Greek Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks)

Crush the garlic cloves and rub over the lamb shanks. Place the lamb shanks on top of the onions. 4 lamb shanks
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Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko

2 Lbs Shoulder /leg of lamb. 140C well covered for 2 hours turning each hour and basting occasionally. Add potatoes and continue cooking for another hour
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Sunny Greek Food is the antidote to it lashing it down in May: Lamb Kleftiko

Sunny Greek Food is the antidote to it lashing it down in May: Lamb Kleftiko

This ability to stay vertical and walk I put down to the ballast of soft, lemony potato and succulent, tender lamb I had eaten several hours earlier
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Five-hour Kleftiko with Feta Cheese

Five-hour Kleftiko with Feta Cheese

Apparently ‘Kleftiko’ is Greek for ‘stolen meat’ and the story is that it would be a dish made by bandits who would steal a lamb and then cook it for a long time, sealed with mud in a hole underground so that no-one would suspect anything
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Kenny's Kleftiko

Kenny's Kleftiko

Take the lamb joint and cut it into pieces. 5 Kg Lamb Joint. 2. Take the lamb joint and cut it into pieces