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Moroccan lamb shanks

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Moroccan lamb shanks


  • In a large bowl, add the lamb pieces and dredge them with flour.
  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the lamb inside, and sauté it for 4-5 minutes until it is nicely golden on all sides.
  • Remove from the heat, add the lamb into a bowl, and set it aside.
  • Finely chop the onion and the cloves of garlic.
  • In the same pot add the olive oil, onion, garlic, and sauté them for 2-3 minutes until they are tender.
  • Add the tomato paste and keep sautéing for two more minutes.
  • Deglaze the pot with the red wine and let the alcohol evaporate, for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, chili flakes, allspice, cinnamon, cumin, water, chicken bouillon cube, salt, pepper, and mix with a serving spoon.
  • Lastly, add the meat.
  • Cover the pot with a lid and let it boil at low heat for 60-90 minutes, until the meat is tender.
  • When the meat softens, turn off the heat, remove it from the pot, and add the couscous into the pot.
  • Mix with a fork and allow 10 minutes for the couscous to rise.
  • Lastly, add the cashews coarsely chopped and the raisins.
  • Serve with the lamb, the fresh coriander finely chopped, and the couscous.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
38 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
44 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
45 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
27 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
10 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
90 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
29 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
37 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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