Slow cooked lamb pieces in delicious Moroccan spices with chickpeas and coriander. Tear up some flat bread and tuck in to this rich-tasting supper that’s packed with taste.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour 20 minutes
What You Need
- 1tbsp grapeseed oil
- 600g lamb pieces
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, diced
- 2 tsp cumin
- 2 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp tumeric
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 400g tin chickpeas, drained
- 150g ready to eat dates, stones removed
- 2 tbsp Meridian date syrup
- 450ml lamb (or beef) stock
- 1 preserved lemon, sliced thinly
- small bunch of coriander
- Flat breads to serve.
What You Do
- Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan. Heat the oil in a large, hob to oven, lidded casserole dish and brown the lamb. Do it in two batches if necessary. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Reduce the heat to medium and cook the onion and garlic for 5 minutes, with the lid on, until soft. Add the spices to the pan and stir well.
- Tip in the chickpeas, dates and syrup and return the lamb to the pan. Stir well to coat everything in the spices and cook for a few minutes. Pour over the stock, add the lemons, stir again and season to taste.
- Put the lid on the casserole dish or transfer the stew to a tagine and cook for 1hr 20 minutes. Stir well and check the seasoning. Serve topped with chopped coriander and flat breads.
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