This recipe is time consuming, but easy and worth the wait. Our 6yr old asked for seconds! It turns Harris out fork tender, and makes a very flavorful gravy. Our favorite shoulder chop cheap jerseys recipe!
Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops
Time: 1hr 45 minutes (cook time 1 hour)
- 2lbs bone-in lamb shoulder chops (ours is usually around 6 small chops)
- 1 tsp. coriander projects seed, ground
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, smashed
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 celery stalk, chopped
- 1 1⁄2 cups red wine
- 1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar (or balsamic)
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp. rosemary
- 1 tsp. thyme
Discard all but 2 tbsp. fat from the dutch oven (Icelandic lamb will most likely not have enough fat to drain); add wholesale jerseys the garlic, carrots, onions, and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add wine and vinegar and cook, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot, until the liquid is reduced by three-fourths, about 10 minutes.
Return lamb to the cheap nfl jerseys pot, add chicken broth, bay leaf, rosemary, and thyme, and bring to a wholesale mlb jerseys boil. Cover, transfer to the oven, and cook until lamb is tender, about 1 hour.
Transfer lamb to a plate. Skim fat from braising liquid (again, we didn’t have any extra fat with the Icelandic lamb) and strain liquid through a fine sieve into a 12″ skillet; discard solids. Whisk in 1/8 cup flour and bring just to a boil to thicken. Taste, thin with water if desired. More flour can be whisked in for a thicker sauce.
Drizzle gravy over lamb on a bed of white rice or mashed potato.
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