Greek Lamb Yiros


May 7, 2018

Yummy, tasty, EASY Greek style lamb yiros!

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs 30 mins
  • Yields: 6 serves


1kg Leg of Lamb (bone in)

1 Lemon

1 & 1/2 tablespoons Paprika

1 tablespoon dried oregano

3 cloves of garlic, finely grated or minced

Small handful of fresh mint, roughly chopped

Salt and pepper


1Combine lemon juice, paprika, mint, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl.

2Rub all over the lamb

3Put lamb in the slow cooker for 3 hours on high and 3 hours on low.

4When the lamb is tender, cut or pull into chunks.

5Brown lamb in the frying pan to get crispy then return to the slow cooker and the meat will absorb all the tasty cooking juices.

6Serve in flat bread or wrap with salad and garlic sauce or however you like it!

Submitted by Imogen Bizilis


3 Reviews

No both the 3hrs slow cooking is done first … then the next step is browning the chunks … then returning those to the slow cooker


October 21, 2020

Hi! So do u put the lamb in high for 3 hours , then brown in a pan and return on low for 3 hours? Thank u!

mum of three

June 7, 2018

A great easy tasty dish

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