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Lamb steaks with Moroccan spiced rice

Lamb steaks with Moroccan spiced rice

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Try these lamb steaks with a Moroccan flavour

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal635
fat31g
saturates11g
carbs56g
sugars12g
fibre3g
protein37g
low insalt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • 100g basmati rice
  • ½ stock cube or 1 tsp stock powder
  • 4-6 lamb chops, depending on size, or 2 lamb leg steaks
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , chopped
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 tsp each ground cumin and coriander
  • 4 dried apricots , chopped
  • chopped parsley or coriander
  • 1 lemon , cut into wedges

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the rice in a pan with water to generously cover, and add the stock cube or powder. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10-12 mins, until the rice is tender. Drain well.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the grill and season the steaks or chops. Grill for 3-4 mins on each side until cooked to your liking.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and fry gently for 5 mins until lightly coloured. Add the garlic and pine nuts, then fry until the nuts are lightly toasted. Stir in the spices, then add the apricots and rice and mix well, heating everything through. Stir through the parsley or coriander and serve with the steaks or chops, adding the lemon wedges for squeezing over.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKING IT VEGGIE

Instead of the lamb, thickly slice 200g halloumi and fry quickly in a little olive oil until browned.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2006

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