Fruited Lamb Riblets
|Lamb riblets||4 Pound|
|Packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grapefruit juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pitted prunes||12 Ounce, chopped (1 Package)|
|Chopped dried apricots||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
About 1 1/4" hours before serving: Preheat oven to 350°F.
Trim excess fat from lamb.
Place lamb on rack in shallow roasting pan.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, cinnamon, brown sugar, nutmeg, grapefruit juice, prunes and apricots.
Cover and cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until prunes and apricots are tender; stir occasionally.
Spoon some of sauce over lamb and bake lamb 30 to 40 minutes more or until tender, basting occasionally with more sauce.