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Lamb with Honey and Apricots

LA COCINA DE BABEL
14Ingredients
85Minutes
880Calories
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Description

Combining sweet flavors with savory flavors, this leg of lamb features honey and dried apricots. Seasoned with cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and ginger, not only is this dish sweet, but it also packs a bit of heat. Simmered on low heat with the spices for an hour, the leg of lamb becomes extremely tender and flavorful. Served with couscous, this leg of lamb channels all the flavors of North African cuisine.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 kg leg of lamb (deboned and diced)
  • 40 grams butter
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ground black pepper (Freshly)
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 onion (sliced in rings)
  • 500 mL chicken stock
  • 1 bunch coriander (tied with thread to resemble a bouquet garni)
  • 250 grams dried apricots (or 500 gr. fresh apricots, washed and de-stoned)
  • 4 Tbsp. honey
  • flaked almonds
  • 250 mL couscous (dried)
  • 250 mL water
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    Directions

    1. Melt the butter in a large heavy pan.
    2. Add the spices and fry for a few minutes. Stir continuously so as not to burn.
    3. Add the lamb and fry gently for a few minutes until brown.
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    880Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories880Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol185mg62%
    Sodium450mg19%
    Potassium2190mg63%
    Protein67g131%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate105g35%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars55g110%
    Vitamin A170%
    Vitamin C45%
    Calcium15%
    Iron50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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