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 IRAQI LAMB STEW WITH APRICOTS

4-6 PORTIONS


Apricots are plentiful in Iraq, so naturally they are featured often in Iraqi cuisine. Ghee is a type of clarified butter that can withstand very high temperatures and lasts for a

 

long time. Therefore, it is common in warm Arab countries.

17.5 OUNCES (500 G) BONELESS LAMB, SUCH AS BREAST OF LAMB 2 TABLESPOONS GHEE (YOU CAN REPLACE IT WITH BUTTER OR OIL) 1 CUP (119 G) DRIED APRICOTS

⅖ CUP (80 G) SUGAR

⅖ CUP (43 G) BLANCHED ALMONDS

⅖ CUP (58 G) RAISINS, PREFERABLY YELLOW


1.Cut the meat into cubes and fry it with the ghee in a pan until it has a nice brown color on all sides.

2.Wash the apricots and add them into the pot. Fry for a few minutes, while continuously stirring. Then add enough water to cover the meat. Cover with a lid, and simmer until the meat is tender.

3.Add the sugar.

4.Roast the almonds in a dry frying pan until they have a nice color and add in raisins. Stir and pour the mixture into the stew.

5.Simmer until the meat is very tender. Serve with rice.


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