• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 3 hr 30 min
  • total: 3 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    This meltingly tender Slow Cooked Shawarma is the stuff food dreams are made of!! Slathered in a deceptively simple shawarma spice rub then slow cooked until fall apart, the flavour and fragrance of this lamb is absolutely heavenly. Make this Middle Eastern speciality with lamb shoulder or lamb leg. Finishing on the BBQ is optional - ideal for reheating if making ahead / summer BBQ's! SLOW COOKER directions added in notes. Recipe VIDEO below.

    Ingredients

    • 2kg / 4 lb lamb shoulder (bone in) or 1.7 kg / 3.5 lb butterflied lamb leg (Note 1)
    • 3 garlic cloves (, minced)
    • 1 tbsp ground coriander
    • 1 tbsp ground cumin
    • 1 tbsp ground cardamon
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper ((1/2 tsp = not spicy))
    • 2 tsp smoked paprika ((ordinary also ok))
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 1/4 cup / 65 ml extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 - 3 tbsp / 40 - 60 ml lemon juice
    • 2 cups / 500 ml water

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 730 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 53 g 82.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 100.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 206 mg 68.54%
    • Sodium: 798 mg 33.24%
    • Calcium: 50 mg 5%
    • Potassium: 859 mg 24.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.27%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 56 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 8.6%
    • Vitamin C 5.74%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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