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Spicy Lamb Couscous

North African flavors marinate tender lamb that you grill and serve with hot cooked couscous, the wheat-grain semolina served as a grain side dish in this part of the world.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 28 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds lamb leg
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
teaspoons honey
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
3
cups hot cooked couscous
Red pepper sauce, if desired
1/4
cup chopped fresh mint leaves

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Directions

  • 1 Remove fat from lamb. Cut lamb into 1 1/2-inch cubes. Mix remaining ingredients except couscous, mint and pepper sauce in glass or plastic bowl. Add lamb; stir to coat with marinade. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler pan rack with cooking spray. Remove lamb from marinade. Place lamb on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops 5 inches from heat 6 minutes; turn. Spoon pan drippings over lamb. Broil about 7 minutes longer or until no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Mix couscous and mint. Serve lamb over couscous. Serve with pepper sauce.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
70 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8 g
8 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
80 mg
80 %;
Sodium
460 mg
460 %;
Total Carbohydrate
25 g
25 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
28 g
28 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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