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Pulled Lamb Sandwich with Chipotle Mayo

Pulled Lamb Sandwich with Chipotle Mayo

Juicy, tender lamb shoulder made in the slow-cooker makes for one juicy and tender Pulled Lamb Sandwich with a generous schemer of Chipotle Mayo for an added level of flavor!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 8
Calories: 461kcal


Chipotle Mayo

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce

Pulled Lamb

  • 3- lb lamb shoulder roast, boneless
  • ½ cup beef broth or stock - can also use chicken stock
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons dried rosemary
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar - look for organic if on a whole30
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • For serving: rolls of choice - if using, arugula, microgreens or shredded lettuce, chipotle mayo


Chipotle Mayo

  • To a small bowl, combine mayonnaise with chopped chipotle pepper and 1 teaspoon of adobo sauce. Mix well to combine. Set aside. can also be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator 2-3 days in advance, if needed.

Pulled Lamb

  • To a slow-cooker, add boneless lamb shoulder, broth, garlic, balsamic vinegar and dried spices. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours, until fork tender.
  • Once tender, transfer the lamb to a cutting board or plate. Using 2 forks or a pair of tongs, shred lamb shoulder. Drain the fat from the juices in the slow cooker, and add shredded lamb shoulder back to slow-cooker. Stir to combine and allow shredded lamb to absorb liquid.
  • To assemble each sandwich: spread a generous dollop of Chipotle Mayonnaise to a toasted bun, if using. Top with handful a handful of arugula, and shredded lamb. Schemer with more mayonnaise if desired and dig in.


nutrition info is approx 4-ounces of pulled lamb with 1/2 TBSP of chipotle mayo. nutrition info does not include optional rolls or extra garnishes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 39g | Sugar: 1g
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