Monday, May 16, 2011

Moroccan Lamb Stew

This Moroccan inspired stew flavored with a fun range of spices and grapefruit rind comes from Chow and Chatter

  • 3 lamb chopped chopped up
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of fennel seeds
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1/2 a teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • freshly ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • about 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro 
  • a little grated grapefruit rind
  • 5-6 chopped dried apricots
  • one chopped of diced plum tomatoes
  • one can of chick peas
  • one teaspoon ginger/garlic paste
  • one pack of cous cous with frozen vegetables added
  • 4 chopped shallots
  • one stick of cinnamon


  1. mix the spices together 
  2. then add to lamb as a rub
  3. heat some olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan and saute the shallots for 3 minutes
  4. add the lamb and brown add water as needed to stop it sticking
  5. then add cilantro, ginger/garlic paste and grapefruit rind and cinnamon
  6. add can of tomatoes and chick peas and about 1/2 - 1 cup of water  
  7. simmer for 45 min to one hour
  8. serve with cous cous 


  1. This looks so delicious, i love moroccan flavours :)

  2. thanks Muppy hope you give it a try Rebecca

  3. I like Moroccan food, tasty and spicy, delicious and looks beautiful, hugs.