Spicy Lamb Stew with Apricots and Cardamom Recipe

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Submitted by ricofidelias

Makes 6 servings



Cinnamon, cloves, ginger and cayenne pepper enhance this North African-style dish. Serve the stew over the Saffron-Cardamom Rice or plain basmati...

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Lamb Stew with Apricots and Cardamom

1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 pounds lamb, shoulder o-bone (round-bone) chops, trimmed, boned, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 cups chopped onions
2 teaspoons ginger, minced peeled fresh
1 cup water
2/3 cup dried apricots, quartered
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar

Recipe Directions for Spicy Lamb Stew with Apricots and Cardamom

  1. Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Add lamb and toss to coat. Heat vegetable oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add chopped onions and sauté until tender and golden, about 10 minutes. Add lamb and sprinkle with salt. Sauté until brown, about 5 minutes. Add minced ginger and stir 1 minute. Add 1 cup water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lamb is tender, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.

  2. Add apricots to pot and simmer uncovered until liquid is slightly thickened and reduced, about 10 minutes. Stir in vinegar and sugar. Season to taste with salt. Divide stew among 4 bowls.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 311.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
375
Calories from Fat
143
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.9g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
136mg
45%
Sodium
121mg
5%
Potassium
707mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
43.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 5% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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