Recipe

Lamb and apricot tagine

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Lamb and apricot tagine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 kilogram boned lamb shoulder,trimmed, chopped coarsely
  • 1 medium_piece (150g) brown onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) beef stock
  • 1/2 cup (75g) dried apricots, coarsely chopped
  • 100 gram baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup (35g) roasted slivered almonds

Method

Lamb and apricot tagine
  • 1
    Heat half the oil in 6-litre (24-cup) pressure cooker, cook lamb, in batches, until browned. Remove from cooker.
  • 2
    Heat remaining oil in cooker, cook onion and garlic, stirring, until onion softens. Add spices, cook, stirring, until fragrant. Return lamb to cooker with stock, secure lid. Bring cooker to high pressure. Reduce heat to stabilise pressure, cook 25 minutes.
  • 3
    Release pressure using the quick release method, remove lid. Add apricots, secure lid. Bring cooker to high pressure. Reduce heat to stabilise pressure, cook 2 minutes. Release pressure using the quick release method, remove lid. Stir in spinach, season to taste. Serve tagine sprinkled with nuts.

Notes

If you have an electric pressure cooker you won't need to reduce the heat to stabilise pressure, your cooker will automatically stabilise itself. Always check with the manufacturer's instructions before using. Recipe suitable to free.

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