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smoked lamb shoulder on Weber smokey mountain
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Smoked lamb shoulder recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 4-8Lb Lamb shoulder
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil

For the herb rub

  • 2 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Dried parsley
  • 2 Tbsp Dried crushed sage
  • 1 Tbsp Dried rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp Dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp Dried crushed bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar

Instructions

  • Prepare smoker for indirect cooking at 250°F using a neutral wood like apple, cherry or pecan
  • Mix rub ingredients together in a mixing bowl and set aside
  • Coat lamb shoulder in olive oil
  • Sprinkle salt over lamb evenly
  • Apply herb rub to lamb making sure to cover it evenly
  • Place seasoned lamb shoulder fat side up on pre-heated smoker
  • Smoke lamb shoulder for 4 hours between 250° - 300°F
  • For the final hour increase heat to 300° - 325°F to make sure the fat renders
  • Remove the lamb from the smoker when internal temperature reaches 195° - 203°F , warp in foil and leave to rest for 10-20 minutes
  • Slice / pull lamb and serve with bread and your favorite sauce or dips