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If you are looking for something new lamb meat dish, you can try to cook this meat dish called the Greek lamb with yogurt dressing. The ingredients of this recipe are like sherry, olive oil, pepper, and spices. It also has cherry tomatoes, yogurt and mint.
Serves :

Preparation Time :
2 hours

Cooking Time :
14 hours

Preparation Method :

  • Trim any fit from the lamb and place in a shallow dish.
  • Mix together the sherry, garlic, shallots and half of the oil in a bowl. Season well with salt and pepper and spoon over the lamb.
  • Stir the lamb so that it is thoroughly coated. Cover with cling film and leave to marinate for 12 hours.
  • Carefully remove the lamb from the marinade and dry on absorbent kitchen paper reserving the marinade for the dressing.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a heavy-based pan. Fry the lamb cubes over high heat until brown on all sides.
  • Stir in the pepper, tomatoes, courgette and onion, and season well with salt and pepper.
  • Cut a piece of foil large enough to seal the food completely. Spoon on the food, and sprinkle with half of the mint and chives.
  • Pour the stock into the trying pan, and bring to the boil scraping the sediment from the base of the pan.
  • Boil to reduce until syrupy. Pour over the meat. Fold up the edges and squeeze to seal the food.
  • 10Place in the steamer, cover with a tight-fitting lid and steam over boiling water for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Check the liquid level frequently and add more boiling water, if necessary.
  • Meanwhile, bring the marinade to the boil in a pan. Stir in the remaining herbs.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Leave to cool, and then stir in the yogurt.
  • Remove the toil, and transfer the contents to a warmed serving plate.
  • Serve separately.


  • 2 kg lamb, cut from the leg in bite-sized cubes
  • 6 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 green pepper, deseeded and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • 4 courgettes, thickly sliced
  • 8 small onions, peeled and cut in halves or quarters
  • 6 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 8 teaspoons chopped chives
  • 300 ml lamb or beef stock
  • 300 ml plain low-fat yogurt

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