Moroccan Lamb Stew

How to make a Moroccan Lamb Stew.

Ingredients: Serves 4-6

  • 750 g Diced Stewing Lamb
  • 400 g Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 800 g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 100 g Dried Apricots, cut into quarters
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 500 ml Chicken Stock Cube
  • 0.5 tsp Cayenne Pepper or Chilli Flakes
  • 0.5 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 pinch Pepper
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 handfull Fresh Coriander, chopped, to garnish


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a casserole set over a medium heat.
  2. Brown the lamb in batches and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, fry off the onion until soft, then add the garlic and spices and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Put the meat back in and add the tomatoes, chicken stock and a little water if needed to cover the meat.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the chickpeas and apricots to the pot and cook for a further 20 to 30 minutes, until the lamb is tender.
  8. Reduce the sauce if needed and check the seasoning.
  9. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander before serving with couscous.
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