Moroccan Lamb Recipe

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Moroccan Lamb
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  1. Prepare Moroccan Spice Mix:
  2. In a shallow saute pan, toast all of the spices over a medium heat. Allow to cool and then grind in a coffee grinder to a fine powder.
  3. Cut leg of lamb into equal sized steaks. Rub lamb generously with the spice mix. There should be an even coat of spices around the lamb.
  4. Heat a couple tablespoons olive oil in a very large skillet over high heat. When oil is hot, add lamb and sear over high heat to form a crust on both sides.
  5. Remove from the pan, transfer to a baking dish and finish in the oven for 8 minutes or until medium rare.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to rest at room temperature for at least 10 minutes before slicing.
  7. Serve with Coconut Rice, yogurt sauce (recipe follows), and Harissa Sauce.
  8. For yougurt sauce, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and garlic. Mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add chopped fresh herbs. Cover and refridgerate until ready to eat.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 427.24 Kcal (1789 kJ)
Calories from fat 237.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.38g 41%
Cholesterol 40.93mg 14%
Sodium 5543.86mg 231%
Potassium 1115.32mg 24%
Total Carbs 38.05g 13%
Sugars 15.69g 63%
Dietary Fiber 10.06g 40%
Protein 12.63g 25%
Vitamin C 37.1mg 62%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 54%
Iron 185.1mg 1028%
Calcium 505.6mg 51%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 111.35 Kcal (466 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.88g 41%
Cholesterol 10.67mg 14%
Sodium 1444.84mg 231%
Potassium 290.68mg 24%
Total Carbs 9.92g 13%
Sugars 4.09g 63%
Dietary Fiber 2.62g 40%
Protein 3.29g 25%
Vitamin C 9.7mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 54%
Iron 48.2mg 1028%
Calcium 131.8mg 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.9
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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