Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: 'leg of mutton" cut - LMC



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Located in the mid shoulder, above and behind the front leg (shin). A large, Scotch Beef lean muscle with external fat covering,  contains 2 main muscles. Click to discover a range of excellent Scotch Beef recipes added by other chefs and suppliers.

Average weight

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Approximate yield



External fat may be removed and the 2 <span>Scotch</span> Beef muscles may have to be separated if required by following either side of a <g class="gr_ gr_20 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling multiReplace" id="20" data-gr-id="20">centre</g> gristle sheet.


Traditionally used for braising steaks or slow roasting. May be seamed out to produce smaller roasting joints or steaks.

Cooking techniques

Grill Fry Stew Oven

Cut Origin

Cut Origin - Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: 'leg of mutton
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Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: 'leg of mutton" cut - LMC