Lamb Barbacoa | Low and Slow Smoked Leg of Lamb

Slowly smoked leg of lamb is a true delight.

This lamb barbacoa pulls from old-school traditions and flavors to create a taco bar fit for a party!


- Leg of lamb - Cumin - Oregano - Coriander seed - Cinnamon - Chili powder - Salt - Pepper - Light beer - Salsa verde - Pickled red onions - Limes


Combine the rub ingredients in a small bowl and rub liberally all over the leg of lamb, being sure to get in between the seams.

Prep your smoker and wood chips for 210 – 225 degrees F.

Smoke the lamb for 8 – 10 hours or until the lamb temperature is between 185 and 190 and the lamb slices easily.

When safe to handle, shred the lamb.

Arrange the shredded lamb in a foil baking pan, pour in the beer, cover with foil and steam over low heat until the fat and cooking liquid have combined and are reduced by half.

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