Roast Leg of Kid in Dark Beer

Roast Kid Leg (Goat)
Zickleinkeule in Altbier
Course Entree
Cuisine North Rhine Westphalia
Keyword Altbier, Goat, Goat leg, Kid
Region North Rhine Westphalia

Ingredients

  • 3-1/4 lb leg of kid (goat) on the bone (1.5 kg)
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 9 oz onions roughly diced, 250 g
  • 9 oz tomatoes diced, 250 g
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 cups dark beer 500 ml
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  • Rub the leg of goat generously with salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a roasting pan, and sear the leg of young goat in it until well browned all over, then take it out of the pan.
  • Sautee the onions in the pan juices, add the diced tomatoes and thyme, then place the leg of goat on top.
  • Pour 1 cup of beer over the leg, then roast in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F (180 C) for 1-1/2 hours. Baste with the remaining beer during this time. Take the leg out of the roasting pan and keep it warm.
  • Strain the pan juices, and bring to a boil. Continue boiling until slightly reduced, then season to taste with thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Serve with mashed turnip or red cabbage with apples, and potatoes boiled in their skins.
Adapted from Culinaria Germany