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Oregano Braised Lamb     HT  MC  130mins


Serves 4   Hot  Lamb  Vegetables  Fruit  Herbs  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless



1 tbsp Oil

8 Small Lamb Chops
2 Onions, quartered
1 Leek, thickly sliced
2 Dessert Apples, cored and sliced thickly
2 Carrots, sliced
3 tbsp Freshly Chopped Oregano or 2 tsp dried

Salt and Black Pepper
480ml/16fl.oz. Fresh  Stock
2 tbsp Cornflour
1 tbsp Maple Syrup



1. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan add the lamb chops and brown well on all sides. Remove with tongs and transfer to an ovenproof casserole and set aside.


2. Reheat the oil in the pan add the onions, leek and apple slices and cook until lightly browned on all sides.


3. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and place over the lamb chops together with the carrots,  oregano, salt and pepper .


4. Pour the stock over the top, cover and bake for about 1 hours or until the lamb and vegetables are very tender.


5. After the cooking time,  very carefully pour the cooking juices into a saucepan,  recover the chops and return to the oven to keep warm, turning the oven off.


6. Mix the cornflour with enough water to make a smooth paste. Bring the cooking juices to simmering point then stir in the cornflour paste and cook over a medium heat, stirring,  until thickened.


7. Add the maple syrup, adjust the seasoning then pour over the chops. Mix well and serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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