Monday, February 10, 2014

Monday's Bread Bowl: Mediterranean Braised Lamb Breast

A gamey braised lamb cut

The Mixed Stew crew recommends this braised dish for anyone who loves the taste of lamb.  Here’s the recipe:

What you will need:

1 medium-sized Tupperware w/ lid
1 medium-sized bowl
1 large sautee pan w/ lid
1 large wooden spoon
1 metal spoon
2 ½ - 3 lbs lamb breast, bone-in
1 yellow onion, chopped small
3 garlic toes, minced
1/3 cup cooking oil
½ cup water
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon saffron
 Coarse salt to taste

Cooking & Directions:

Combine salt and dried spices together in medium-sized bowl.  Add garlic, onion, water and oil.  Mix well.  Place lamb breast in Tupperware.  Pour all of marinade over lamb breast.  Cover container.  Let lamb breast marinade for at least 3 hours.  Flip breast meat at least once in the time period.

Heat pan on medium-high heat.  Throw down lamb breast meat and brown on both sides.  Reduce heat and add all the onion, garlic, and marinade.  Let lamb braise for at least 1 hour to 1 ½ hours on medium-low heat.  Remove pan from stove top once desired meat tenderness has been reached.  Serve with mashed potatoes or steamed rice.    

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