Hot harissa lamb with couscous

Hot harissa lamb with couscous

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(18 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins Plus resting

Easy

Serves 4
Simple ingredients turned into a quick supper that's good enough for guests

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal505
  • fat21g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre0g
  • protein34g
  • salt0.48g
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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp harissa paste
  • 300g couscous
    Couscous

    Couscous

    koos-koos

    Consisting of many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat, couscous has become a…

  • 120g bag herb salad
  • 4 lamb leg steaks (about 600g/1lb 5oz in total)
    Lamb

    Lamb

    laam

    A lamb is a sheep that is under 1 year old; between 1 and 2 years old you will find it sold as…

  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar

Method

  1. Spoon 1 tbsp harissa into a jug, fill with 400ml boiling water, then pour over the couscous in a large serving bowl. Cover and stand for 5 mins. Fluff with a fork, then empty the salad on top.

  2. Heat a frying pan. Season lamb, then fry for 1 min each side. Mix sugar and remaining harissa together, then spread over the lamb. Cook for 2 more mins on each side, remove from pan and rest for 5 mins. Add a splash of water to the pan, then boil to make a sauce. Slice lamb and serve on top of the salad with the sauce drizzled over.

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Annie4A's picture
Annie4A
1st Feb, 2008
4.05
This was a really nice and quick supper dish , I added some chilli flakes as we like it quite spicy . Will definately make it again
Annie4A's picture
Annie4A
1st Feb, 2008
4.05
This was a really nice and quick supper dish , I added some chilli flakes as we like it quite spicy . Will definately make it again
leilam
26th Jan, 2008
4.05
Lovely recipe. I didn't use as much Harissa as suggested because I thought it may be too much. Next time- and I will make this again- I will use more, also I didn't have plain couscous in my cupboard so use a flavoured one.
emmasphere
8th Nov, 2007
4.05
Really nice recipe.

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