Marinated Lamb over Polenta

Featured by Pianetta in the Gold Wine Club.

Ingredients

Chanterelle Pancetta
6 oz. Pancetta
¼ lbs. Fresh Chanterelles
3 Tbs. Virgin Olive Oil
¾ cup Shallots
3 tsp. Roasted Garlic
3 tsp. Fresh Basil
1 cup Red Wine
1 ½ cup Beef Stock
1 tsp. Dijon Mustard
1 ½ cup Seeded Tomatoes

Marinade
¾ cup Red Wine
1/3 cup Soy Sauce
2 Bay Leaves
3 Tbs. Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbs. Worcestershire
1/3 cup Diced Shallots
3 Smashed Garlic Cloves
3 Tbs. Fresh Rosemary
3 Juniper Berries
Pinch Sea Salt
Fresh Cracked Pepper

3 lbs. Lamb, removed from bone and most of silver skin

Instructions

Combine Marinade ingredients in bowl and whisk thoroughly. Transfer to 11-pound freezer bag. Add Lamb and massage. Refrigerate 2 hours. Saute Pancetta. Then add Shallots, Garlic and Basil. Saute 6-7 minutes. Add Red Wine and Chanterelles, then reduce heat by half to simmer. Add Stock, Mustard, Tomatoes and reduce for 15 minutes. Season to taste. Grill Lamb to rare temperature and let rest 5 minutes. Cut against the grain and serve over polenta. Top with Chanterelle Pancetta and enjoy! Serves 4.