Christmas spiced lamb

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Christmas spiced lamb
Beautiful lamb with Christmas notes keeps it seasonal yet alternative.

2 tbsp olive oil

2 large onions, finely chopped

4 garlic cloves, sliced

5cm fresh root ginger, shredded

1½ kg lean lamb neck fillets, cut into chunks

2 cinnamon sticks

8 cloves

6 cardamom pods

2 bay leaves

2 tsp ground coriander

3 tbsp ground almonds

850ml beef stock

250g pack ready-to-eat dried apricots

In a large frying pan, add fry the onions, garlic and ginger in the oil for about 15 minutes until everything is releasing their aromas.

Add the lamb and fry it until browned.

Add the spices and cook, stirring for a few minutes then add the almonds.

Pour in the stock and season to taste with some salt and pepper.

Cover the pan and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the apricots, then simmer 15 minutes more until the lamb is tender. If the sauce becomes too thick, add a little water.

Serve in one large dish for everyone to enjoy.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
60 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Vegetables, Lamb, Spice, Stock/Broth

Recipe Type
Dinner, Entertaining, Family Dinners

Level of Difficulty

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