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Fragrant Lamb and Apricot Stew


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 1:45 h
  • Ready In : 2:00 h

The rich lamb and sweet apricots make a perfect combination and together with warming winter spices makes a mouth watering dish.


  • 45ml oil
  • 30ml Margarine
  • 750g Lamb knuckles
  • 1 KNORR Brown Onion Gravy
  • 2 Onions, finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 Carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 5ml Robertsons Cumin
  • 5ml Robertsons Ginger
  • 5ml Robertsons Coriander
  • 5ml Robertsons Paprika
  • 5ml Robertsons Cinnamon
  • 300ml Red wine
  • 450ml water
  • 100g Dried apricots


Step 1

Heat oil and margarine in a large heavy based frying pan.

Step 2

Place lamb knuckles in a bowl with sachet of KNORR Brown Onion Soup and toss to coat the knuckles well.

Step 3

Fry a few knuckles at a time until well browned on all sides and set aside.

Step 4

In a separate pot, fry the onion, garlic and carrots in oil until tender then add the browned lamb knuckles.

Step 5

Add the red wine to allow to simmer until the alcohol has burnt off then add water and dried apricots.

Step 6

Cover with a lid and allow to cook over a gentle heat for about 1 hour 30 minutes or until the lamb is tender and falling off the bone.

Step 7

Serve with rice or couscous tossed with freshly chopped herbs.

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