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Algerian Lamb Shanks Recipe
|Dried apricots||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Prunes||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pitted|
|Slivered almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground allspice||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cooked couscous/Cooked rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 480 Calories from Fat 237
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g40.9%
Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 113.9 mg
Sodium 344.9 mg14.4%
Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.7%
Sugars 14.4 g
Protein 35 g69.5%
Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 14.2%
Calcium 6.1% Iron 21.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1)Season the lamb shanks evenly with the salt and pepper.
2) In a slow cooker, place the lamb; add apricots, prunes and almonds.
3) In a small bowl, add the water, orange juice, vinegar, allspice, cinnamon and cloves; mix well.
4) Pour the mixture into the slow cooker, cook covered on LOW for about 7-9 hrs or until the meat is very tender; discard the bones and return the meat to cooker and reheat.
5) Serve the meat immediately on a bed of couscous or rice.