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Serves 4    Hot   Lamb  Dried Fruit  Nuts  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless   Morocco  North African  Nth Africa




1kg/2.2lb Shoulder of Lamb, cut into large chunks 

3 tbsp Ras el hanout   (check ingredients)

480ml/16fl.oz. Water 

2 tbsp Vegetable Oil

120ml/4fl.oz. Honey 

100g/4oz Raisins, pre-soaked in hot water and drained

100g/4oz whole blanched Almonds, toasted 





1. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3. Coat the meat with ras el hanout using your hands to rub it in. 


2. Place the meat in a flameproof casserole, add the water, oil, and honey, cover tightly and bake for  3  hours. 


3. Remove the meat with a slotted spoon, transfer to an ovenproof dish and keep warm. 


4. Skim the fat from the liquid remaining in the flameproof casserole. Add the raisins then cook, stirring, over a medium heat for 10 minutes until the sauce thickens. 


5. Return the meat to the sauce mixing well and heat through.


6. To serve - transfer meat to a warmed serving platter and garnish with the toasted almonds. Serve the extra sauce in a sauce boat.



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