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Lamb Chops and Apricots

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Category: Meat, Lamb/Sheep

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/4 kg Forequarter lamb chops
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 pn Pepper
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 3 tb Water
  • 2/3 c Dried apricots
  • 2 tb Seeded raisins (heaped tbs)
  • 60 g Butter
  • 2 tb Water
  • Long grained rice, cooked 8
  • -minutes only, sufficient
  • - for 5 people


Clean chops and trim fat. Heat oil, add salt, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon.
Saute chops in the oil until meat is brown on both sides. Add 3 tb water
and simmer 30 minutes.

Cut each apricot into four pieces, and wash together with raisins. Melt
half the butter in another frying pan and saute the fruit for 5 minutes,
turning constantly.

Place remainder of butter, melted, and 2 tb water in the bottom of a
fireproof dish. Add rice and arrange chops and fruit in layers above the
rice. Put lid on and cook for 10-15 minutes on top of the stove at medium
heat. Reduce heat to a minimum and simmer for a further 40 minutes.

"The World Guide to Cooking with Fruit & Vegetables" (c) John Goode, pub
Macmillan, Australia 1973 typed by Greg Mayman, 05-06-97

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