This is one of the first recipes we handed to people who didn’t know how to cook with goat meat. It’s a simple herb marinade, and you can take the meat from refrigerator to oven without taking it out of foil it’s wrapped in.
1-4 lbs. of goat meat (stew meat or bone-in cuts such as shanks or chops work well)
1/2 C. olive oil
1 Tbl. oregano
1 1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbl. lemon juice
1 Tbl. white vinegar
2 tsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. ginger, minced
Set the goat meat aside. In a food processor, combine all remaining ingredients and pulse into a paste. Coat the goat meat completely with the paste, wrap it in aluminum foil and refrigerate. Marinate for at least two hours.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Bake the goat, in the foil, for 40 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 2 hours. The meat is finished when the juices run clear. Let the cooked meat rest for 20 minutes before carving. Serve over rice.