Lamb, apricot and chickpea tagine

This healthy lamb tagine recipe is a delicious and comforting meal that will fill your home with the most fantastic smells.

Lamb tagine recipe
SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE2+ hours
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE2+ hours
MEAL TYPEDinner

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C
  2. Heat an oven proof casserole dish over medium to high heat on the stove top and add the oil
  3. Brown the lamb shanks on all sides then remove and set aside
  4. Add onion and carrots to the casserole dish and continue to cook over a low heat until softened
  5. Add garlic, paprika, chilli, cumin, ground coriander and cinnamon and cook for a further minute
  6. Add apricots, chickpeas, stock and water and bring to a simmer
  7. Return the shanks to the pan and push down so they are mostly covered and place a lid on the casserole dish
  8. Remove from the stove top and put in oven, cook for approximately 2-3 hours or until the meat is easily falling from the bone
  9. Remove from the oven and take the bones out, shredding the meat a little
  10. Add lemon juice, zest and chopped coriander and gently mix through before serving.
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • lamb shanks
  • onions, diced
  • carrots, diced
  • 3 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp
    paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup
    halved dried apricots
  • 1 can 
    chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • stock cube, crumbled
  • 3 cups
    water
  • 2 tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup
    chopped coriander
Per serve
  • Energy
    1551kJ
  • Total Fat
    14.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    4.2g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    45.6g
  • Sugars
    20.1g
  • Dietary Fibre
    11.6g
  • Sodium
    571mg
  • Protein
    33.1g