Lamb tagine, cinnamon and apricots
( SERVES 4 )
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|1 kg||Lamb, diced|
|1 tbsp||Ground cumin|
|½ tsp||Chilli powder|
|¼ tsp||Cardamom pods|
|2 tsp||Sea salt flakes|
|2 cups||Chicken stock|
|1 can||Chopped tomatoes|
|1 tbsp||Tomato paste|
|1 cup||Dried apricots, soaked in hot water|
|1 handful||Fresh herbs, (basil, coriander & mint)|
|1 cup||Quinoa, red|
- In an electric frypan, season the lamb with the spices and salt, fry in a little cooking oil until brown. Place in the crockpot.
- While the lamb is browning, heat a saute pan, add a little cooking oil and fry off the onions and garlic until light golden in colour.
- Add to the crockpot. Pour in the chicken stock, tomatoes, tomato paste and drained apricots.
- Turn the crockpot on to a low setting in the morning and let the dish cook slowly all day.
- In the evening fold through the herbs and serve with Greek yoghurt, preserved lemon and the red quinoa.