Oh my! Okra and Lamb Stew: a recipe to try if you love lamb. This is not your typical stew where you add everything in your crockpot or pan and forget about it for a while. Not at all my darlings! This dish is an inspiration to anyone who thinks they cannot cook.
There are so many ways you can prepare this dish and make your family very happy. The trick is to use your favorite spice mix. I am not talking about smoky spices; I am referring to a mixture of either fresh spice blend or a dry spice blend.
Cooking Lamb is not that difficult as you think. Now let’s hear the broken record again. Lamb needs tender loving care. Many of us do not have the luxury of eating fresh meat, and therefore we have to figure out ways to tone down the smell of the lamb. Have I turned you off, or do I have your attention?
What better way to add more flavor and aroma than with my Pineapple Gourmet Hot Sauce? You might say, Pineapple and lamb, not a good idea! Trust me, it is.
You will never think to mix pineapple with lamb because you are probably thinking that the hot sauce will sweeten the lamb. In the contrary, the hot sauce intensified the taste of the other spices and the lamb. A perfect marriage!
Earlier I shared with my Rice with Green Lentils, and if you have not noticed yet, I am showing a photo of the stew with the Rice with Green Lentils. I am salivating right now because all my favorite ingredients are in the picture. I know, you are probably thinking that I should not because I probably have leftovers. You are right. I always have leftovers when cooking. LOL…
The combination of the lamb and the okra is exceptional. When you read the recipe, you will notice that I soaked the meat in vinegar and water before cooking. This is to remove some of the smell that the lamb has. I think it also helps with the cooking time.
My wonderful dish of Okra with Lamb Stew can be served not only with Rice with Green Lentils but also with Rice and Beans and even with White Rice. I prefer eating it with rice instead of cornmeal because of taste. All of the dishes variations will taste good, but again it is your preference, rice or cornmeal and not to forget root vegetables.