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Prepare all the ingredients.

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Preheat the oven to 140°C (120°C fan, gas 2). Pour the oil into a roasting tin and fry the lamb leg until browned on all sides. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the stock and cook the leg in the preheated oven for 3-31/2 hours.

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Meanwhile, peel the shallots and garlic.

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After about 2 hours of cooking time, sprinkle the shallots, garlic and rosemary around the lamb. Turn the leg over several times and, if necessary, add more stock.

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At the end of the cooking time, remove the leg from the roaster and wrap in foil to rest. Pour the roasting juices into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Season with salt and pepper. Thicken with a little cornflour if needed.

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Carve the meat from the leg bone and serve on plates with the sauce and vegetables.