Lamb with Honey and Apricots

LA COCINA DE BABEL
14Ingredients
85Minutes
880Calories

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 f…

r 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.

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Ingredients

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  • 1 kilogram leg of lamb (deboned and diced)
  • 40 grams butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ground black pepper (Freshly)
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 onion (sliced in rings)
  • 500 milliliters 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 tablespoons honey
  • flaked almonds
  • 250 milliliters couscous (dried)
  • 250 milliliters 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
    Sodium19% DV450mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein131% DV67g
    Carbs35% DV105g
    Fiber44% DV11g
    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 A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium
    Iron

    * 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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