Mains, Meat

Lamb Tagine with Couscous

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi MAX 15-in-1 SmartLid Multi-Cooker with Smart Cook System OL750
  • Prep time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 1h 36 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Allergies

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 600g-800g boneless shoulder of lamb, cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 350ml lamb stock
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped and divided
  • 200g dates, stone-in
  • 100g dried apricots
  • 2 tbsp split almonds
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 300g couscous
  • 400ml hot vegetable stock or boiling water
  • 15g chopped coriander

Cooking mode

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Method

  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set temperature to 4. Select START/ STOP, add oil and preheat for 2 minutes

  • Step 2

    Place the chopped onion into the cooking pot and fry for 5 minutes until the onion is soft and translucent. Add garlic and fry for one minute. Remove onions and garlic from pot before adding half the diced lamb. Set temperature to Hi-5 and cook for 5-7 minutes, until browned on all sides, remove and repeat with remaining lamb. Add onions and lamb back to pot and stir in spices and season to taste

  • Step 3

    Deglaze the pot with some stock, scrapping up any lamb residue. Set temperature to 3. Stir in tomatoes and remaining stock

  • Step 4

    Select START/STOP to turn off SEAR/SAUTÉ. Close the lid and move slider to the left position, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to HI. Set time to 35 minutes. Use the arrows to the left of the display to select PRESSURE RELEASE and select QUICK RELEASE. Then press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will build pressure for approximately 10 minutes before cooking begins)

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, move slider to AIR FRY/COOKER position. Carefully open lid and stir in half the chopped coriander, dates and apricots. Close the lid and move slider to the left position, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to HI. Set time to 4 minutes and select START/STOP to begin. Use the arrows to the left of the display to select PRESSURE RELEASE and select QUICK RELEASE. Then press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will build pressure for approximately 5 minutes before cooking begins)

  • Step 6

    Make couscous by placing in a bowl and adding hot stock or water. Stir and cover bowl with a clean tea towel and leave for 5 minutes. Fork through to fluff up couscous and stir in chopped coriander and season to taste

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, move slider to the AIR FRY/COOKER position. Carefully open lid, remove the pot and serve tagine hot with couscous, sprinkled with almonds