Sunday, January 9, 2011

The recipe....

Lamb with Couscous

1 1/2-2 lbs. lamb shoulder cut into 1-2 inch chunk
1 lg onion, chopped
3-4 cloves garlic
2 3-inch cinnamon sticks
2 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
2 C chicken stock
1/2 C raisins
1 C couscous

Brown lamb (in batches) in 2 Tbls oil about 10 minutes. S & P, remove lamb from pan.
Add onions and garlic cook 2 min or so , until soft.
Add all spices , cook about 2 min
Return lamb to pot, add chicken stock, raisins and simmer about 45-50 minutes.
Stir in coucous.
Turn off heat , let sit for 5-7 min.
That's it! Easy!

I served it with with braised swiss chard, smashed sweet potatoes, remember our oven quit working Friday! So even with the oven out of commission, we still had a fabulous dinner!

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