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Let Off Some Steam This Holiday Season

October 27, 2021 - 3min read

Steam cooking is a crowd favourite for a reason. More than just a fad, steam ovens don’t just steam your vegetables, they cleverly cook delicious food by retaining moisture, nutrients and goodness and can even help with crispiness!

Steam ovens are here to bring your holiday cooking to life with added health benefits. To inspire your steam cooking this upcoming Christmas season, check out this roast recipe by Westinghouse.

Christmas Roast leg of lamb from Steam Oven

Steam Roast Lamb Shoulder

Prep 40 min Cook 2 hours Serve 6 – twice

Ingredients

Lamb

  • 2 lamb shoulder, bone in
  • 8 French shallots, halved
  • 1 bunch rosemary
  • 300ml red wine
  • 400g crushed tomato
  • 500ml beef stock
  • 300g swiss brown mushrooms
  • 500g green beans, tops trimmed
  • Salt and pepper

Garlic Mash

  • 5kg of potatoes, peeled, cut into 4cm chunks
  • 1 head of garlic, cut in half
  • 100g salted butter
  • ⅔ cup milk, warmed

Gravy

  • 50g butter
  • 3 tbs flour
  • 1 cup pan juices

Gremolata

  • ⅔ cup curly parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced
  • 1 orange, zested

“Steam ovens are here to bring your holiday cooking to life with added health benefits.”

Method

Lamb

  1. Preheat oven to 130°C steam bake.
  2. In a large roasting dish, heat 1tbs olive oil over medium high heat.
  3. Brown the skin side of the lamb till deep golden.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Add the French shallots flesh side down, along with the rosemary and fry for 3 mins.
  6. Deglaze the pan with the red wine, then turn off heat.
  7. Add the stock and tomatoes and nestle the lamb shoulders back in skin side down.
  8. Season well with salt and pepper.
  9. Place into the steam oven and steam roast for 2 hrs.
  10. After 2 hrs, remove the pan and turn the lamb to skin side up. Change setting to 150°C steam roast and cook for a further 1 hr.
  11. For the last half an hour, add the mushrooms around the meat to cook in the pan.
  12. The meat should be tender enough to pull from the bone with a fork.

Garlic Mash

  1. Boil potatoes and garlic in heavily salted water for 20 mins and then drain.
  2. Mash with the garlic (skin now removed and the milk and butter).

Gravy

  1. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat and add the four.
  2. Fry softly to make a paste, then add the pan juices, whisking till smooth.

Gremolata

Combine the ingredients and sprinkle over dish before serving and enjoy this incredible Christmas feist.

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