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Moroccan Lamb Pilaf
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Moroccan Lamb Pilaf

Take a fresh look at lamb with this much-loved North African rice dish. Layer upon layer of exotic, unmistakably fragrant flavours make for the perfect complement to our world-renowned New Zealand lamb. Tasty, wholesome and guaranteed to please!

Makes 4-5
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Ingredients
600 g lean lamb leg steaks, cut into 3cm pieces
1 onion, peeled and finely sliced
1 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp minced ginger
400 g Wattie's Moroccan Style Tomatoes
½ cup chicken stock or water
1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 ½ cups basmati rice
2 ¼ cups hot chicken stock
½ tsp turmeric
2-3 Tbsp raisins
2 Tbsp toasted slivered almonds

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Moroccan Style Tomatoes

Ripened on the vine under the Hawke's Bay sun, Wattie's Moroccan Style Tomatoes are diced and served in an authentic Moroccan blend of spices, onions and olive oil.

Method
Step 1
1. Brown the lamb in a dash oil in a hot frying pan. This is best done in two batches. Set aside.
Step 2
2. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and pan fry until tender, but not brown. Stir in Wattie's Moroccan Style Tomatoes, chicken stock and lamb to the sauce, cover and simmer gently 15-20 minutes. Stir in the coriander just before serving. Season if wished.
Step 3
Fragrant Rice
Step 4
3. Heat a dash oil in a large lidded saucepan and cook the onion until just starting to colour. Add basmati rice and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the hot chicken stock, with turmeric or saffron and raisins.
Step 5
4. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stand 5 minutes withoutlifting the lid. Scatter with toasted almonds.
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600 g lean lamb leg steaks, cut into 3cm pieces
1 onion, peeled and finely sliced
1 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp minced ginger
400 g Wattie's Moroccan Style Tomatoes
½ cup chicken stock or water
1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 ½ cups basmati rice
2 ¼ cups hot chicken stock
½ tsp turmeric
2-3 Tbsp raisins
2 Tbsp toasted slivered almonds
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