Tajine De Veau Au Citron Frais


Oranges 2
Lemon 1
Bay leaves 2
Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
Garlic cloves 3 , mince
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Veal/Pork 1 1/2 Pound
Chicken stock 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Salt and pepper To Taste



1. Zest one orange and extract juice of both the oranges.

2. Thinly slice the lemon, remove the seeds and set aside.


3. In a pan melt butter and brown meat in it. Do it in batches and so not over crowd the pan.

4. Once all the meat is browned, add chicken stock, orange juice, orange zest, garlic, bay leaves, and sesame seeds. Give it a good stir. Cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes.

5. Stir in lemon slices, cover and simmer for an additional 35 minutes.

6. Remove the lid and let the sauce reduce for 5 minutes.

7. Taste and season with salt and pepper.


8. Serve hot with couscous.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 90 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 452Calories from Fat 260

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 255 mg10.63%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet