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Boiled Leg of Mutton

  • Leg of mutton
  • Butter, melted
  • 4 ounces capers
  • Salt
To prepare al eg of mutton for boiling, rinse it clean clean, cut a small piece off the shank bone and trim the knuckle. Put in a pot with enough water to cover it. Boil gently for 2-3 hours , skimming well. Remove from the fire, keeping the pot well covered. Let it remain in the steam for 10-15 minutes (be patient, you rascal).

Serve with a sauce of melted better into which capers have been stirred into. If the broth is to be used f (or a little more)up, put in a little salt while boiling. If not, salt it well when partly done and boil the meat in a cloth.
Submitted by Tess M Jul 13, 2009
5 min 195 min 200 min
Recipe Rascal