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Slow Baked Chilli Lamb

  Leg lamb 3 Pound, trimmed of visible fat (1.5 Kilogram)
For chili herb paste
  Ancho chilies 4
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) (Unpeeled)
  Ripe tomato 1 , peeled and chopped
  Chopped fresh oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed black peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon

1. To make chilli paste, place chillies and garlic in a hot dry frying pan or comal over a high heat and cook until skins are blistered and charred. Place chillies in a bowl, pour over hot water to cover and soak for 30 minutes. Drain chillies and discard water.
2. Squeeze garlic from skins. Place chillies, garlic, tomato, oregano, cumin, peppercorns and vinegar in a food processor or blender and process to make a puree.
3. Place lamb in a glass or ceramic dish, spread with chilli paste, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.
4. Transfer lamb to a baking dish and roast for 3 hours or until tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 498 Calories from Fat 285

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.7%

Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152 mg50.7%

Sodium 137.1 mg5.7%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 44 g87.8%

Vitamin A 50.6% Vitamin C 6.5%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 30.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Slow Baked Chilli Lamb Recipe