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How to make a Lamb Seekh Kebab more juicy and soft?

What are some secret ingredients used to make a Lamb Seekh Kebab so soft and juicy? These is one of the best kebab to taste.
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How to achieve “fall off the bone” in a leg of lamb using sous vide?

I have recently experimented with leg of lamb, following the popular recipe on chefsteps . Both times I cooked the meat, with bone, for 24h at 57°C (134°F). While the result was generally good, I ...
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Toning down lamb with mustard powder: universal tool?

Recently I tried the technique of rubbing lamb with mustard powder over night, in order to tone down the "gaminess". The end result was great and tasted nothing like mustard. Is it a good idea, to ...
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What is this white part of these lamb chops called?

What is the white part (circled in black) of these lamb chops called? I know they contain fat, but is there a name for the tissue itself? Do they occur throughout the meat or is it only in certain ...
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Cooking more than one meat - will I have to adjust my cooking time?

So I’ve got two amazing recipes for pork and lamb shoulder. The pork takes 6.5 hours at 150°C with the last thirty mins at 220°C to get the crackling right. My pork (de-boned) weighs 3kg and will have ...
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Technique to find and eliminate the needle bone in lamb shanks?

In lamb and in cattle, the fibula and ulna bones are vestigial (http://www.aps.uoguelph.ca/~swatland/ch2_1.htm, "In beef and lamb carcasses there is a single major bone, the tibia or shank bone...") ...
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Can I use cooking sherry instead of red wine in my stew?

So I found some Sherry Cooking Wine ($6 CAD) at my supermarket and I don't want to go and shell out too much money on a real bottle of wine just for a stew, is it possible to use cooking wine like ...
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Old frozen ground lamb - safe to eat? [duplicate]

I found some old frozen ground lamb in the back of the freezer. It is vacuum sealed, and was placed in the freezer after a couple days of being fresh. It has been in the freezer for a little over 4 ...
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Would cooking a leg of lamb for 12 hours be a problem?

I found a nice recipe for a leg of lamb. It is however supposed to be baked for four hours. It would be more practical for me if I could let it bake for 12 hours (overnight) -- would 12 hours vs. 4 ...
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Can lamb chops be light fried\sauteed to fully done and how long does it take?

I always thought sauteeing or pan frying with 1-2 tablespoons of oil was for thin cuts of meat. As such it isnt suited for lamb chops. I've been watching some videos on youtube they sautee the chops ...
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Sous vide the same meat on two days

I plan to sous vide lamb chops, which is going to take 3 hours. Since I have to work, it will be too late for dinner if I start cooking after work. Can I sous vide it for 2 hours the night before, ...
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Do I roast leg of lamb differently when shank is still attached?

I am going to avoid using the terms american or frenched because I don't fully understand what they mean. But I am going to be roasting a full leg of lamb, including the shank. Most of the recipies ...
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How do I sous-vide a shoulder of lamb?

I've recently purchased a sous vide immersion circulator in preparation for Christmas. In my home we typically cook lamb on Christmas (don't ask..). The way that I usually cook a shoulder of lamb is ...
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How can I stabilize Sriracha in sour cream?

I make a spicy Tzatziki inspired sauce to go with certain cuts of lamb, and I've been having some trouble getting the spicy part to be consistent. I use cucumber (no seeds or peel), sour cream, ...
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Is my Frozen solid Lamb ok to roast I am asking for food safety reasons

I am asking for both food safety and taste reasons, and yes I do have a frost freezer. Semi-boneless Leg of Lamb, double freezer wrapped date 12/26/14. 7.33lbs Is it alright to roast?
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Why do American supermarkets only carry lamb and not mutton?

When I go to the supermarket I do not see much, if any, mutton, just a lot of lamb. So, I have postulated some possible explanations: mutton (the meat of a sheep) is being sold as "lamb", mutton ...
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Is there any harm to eat cooked renal pelvis in lamb kidney?

I googled many forums listed in google and found people just say that cooked renal pelvis in lamb kidneys are stringy and chewy. That sounds to me like people already consider its edible, but it's ...
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How many meats can make a meatball?

So I want make a Swedish meatball style meatloaf. When I make Swedish meatballs I usually use veal and ground pork, but I've always wanted to throw in some ground lamb and buffalo. So the specific ...
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Boneless Frozen Lamb Roast [closed]

I was wondering if anybody has ever done a Boneless Lamb Roast in a slow-cooker and what the results were ,Thank you,Larry
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How do you french trim a lamb shank?

I could only find a couple of written tutorials and they weren't very good. Can anyone explain it to me or provide a good tutorial?
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I left unopened pack of lamb burgers to thaw on the counter for 2-3 hours [duplicate]

I left unopened pack of lamb burgers to thaw on the counter for 2-3 hours, if I cook them thoroughly should they still be safe to eat? Please advise, haste is appreciated.
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Baby lamb leg - possible to slow roast?

I'm thinking about slow roasting a couple of baby lamb legs (by baby lamb legs I mean of a size where one leg feeds one person, with the bone still in). My plan was to brown them on the top of the ...
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Cooking protein marinated in yogurt

I'm currently on a no-dairy and low sugar diet. I thought to marinate lamb in yogurt, but some of the yogurt got stuck to the lamb afterward and I cooked it anyway. I think the yogurt gave it nice ...
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How do I modify cooking methods for a markedly smaller roast than most recipes state?

I purchased a small boneless leg of lamb roast for my husband and I to enjoy as an Easter meal. It's about 2.5 lbs. (1.3 kg). I have experience dry roasting larger cuts of beef in the past, but ...
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What can I do with the meat and fat trimmed from the top of lamb ribs?

I'm making rack of lamb tonight. I got the rack at a local farmer's market and it was a bit less butchered than I expected. I can (and did) trim it myself, but there seems to be a lot of meat embedded ...
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substitute beef for lamb?

I have a lamb pinot noir sauce recipe that I use for lamb chops all the time. I would like to use with short ribs instead. can I merely substitute beef stew meat for the lamb stew meat, and be ...
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Brining rack of lamb

I am making a crown rack of lamb tomorrow, and today to prep I plan on getting some of the trimming done. I went to a new butcher this time around and sadly they left the extra layer of fat on the ...
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How to safely cook a lamb's head?

I saw at the butcher's shop today that they sold the head of the lamb, cut in half down the middle. I became really interested because the brain was fresh, and I believed it to be really nutritious. ...
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Kebab cooking rules

What are rules about cooking lamb and chicken doner kebab? How many times can the spit be put in the fridge, then cooked again the next day? I have been to a kebab shop where the cook put a huge lamb ...
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My beef roast is dry on top and soggy on the bottom, how to correct it?

When I put a lamb roast on, I rub it in salt, put a few dabs of garlic and pour two glasses of red wine in, and leave it in the slow cooker for 8 hours. Everyone who has never tried this before says ...
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What cut of ground beef is ideal to mix with ground lamb for kofta?

I'm attempting to replicate kofta that I had at a Mediterranean place last week. They were a mix of beef and lamb, yet neither flavor was more pronounced than the other, in fact it had a sort of ...
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How long will a frozen lamb roast stay “good” ? [duplicate]

I have a lamb roast in the freezer ( uncooked) that I put there at Christma, will this still be "good"? thank you, Claudia
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Cooking lamb that falls off the bone

I'd like to cook my mother a nice lamb shoulder roast (cooked in the oven), I've cooked lamb before but always with mixed results. I want Lamb that's juicy, tender, flavourful and falls off the bone. ...
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Dry leg of lamb

I followed this recipe for a leg of lamb. I placed the lamb in a roasting tray on top of a bunch of celery, carrots and onions. In addition, I covered the tray with aluminum foil. I probed the lamb, ...
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What is the purpose of papillote on lamb bones?

Is it just for decoration, or does it serve a purpose?
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Suggestions for meal-for-two with one lamb shank [closed]

I have one lamb shank in the freezer. Usually I make tagine with lamb shanks, but I'd need another (for one each) and they're quite pricey. Can anyone suggest what I can do with one left over, to make ...
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Can you eat lambs hooves?

My local farm has some sheep that will be slaughtered soon. I'm challenging myself to find recipes (and non-food usages) of every part of their bodies, so that at least we'll not let them rot away. I'...
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What's the difference between “baby lamb” and “lamb”?

Fact #1: A lamb is a baby sheep. Fact #2: I was watching a cooking show today, and one of the ingredients available was referred to as "baby lamb". I'm a bit confused as to what "baby lamb" is. I ...
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Do lamb kidneys require their cores to be removed and what is the easiest way to remove them?

I am cooking lamb kidneys by frying them on a pan. If I do not remove the cores of the kidneys, that tissue in the core remains and is hard to chew afterwards. Is there a way to cook the kidneys ...
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Oil for pan-frying lamb chop [duplicate]

I'm learning to cook, and would like to pan-fry a lamb chop. I tried it yesterday, using a tempered chop and some EVOO in my medium-high heat stainless steel frying pan. The result was kind-of OK -- ...
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Sous Vide leg of lamb WITH bone?

I'm a new owner of a Sous Vide circulator, and I'd really like to make a leg of lamb for Easter. Making leg of lamb the "old" way (in the oven) I always get a better result if the leg is with the bone ...
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How to tell if stir fry lamb is done?

I am following this recipe to make stir fry lamb. However, I always end up overcooking the lamb out of fear of serving raw food, resulting in tough pieces of meat. How do I tell when the slices of ...
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Minced beef or lamb clumping - how to stop it

I've noticed that sometimes, I'll cook mince and providing I stir and chop the meat, it doesn't clump, but sometimes it does clump and I can't seem to work out any kind of pattern for when it does ...
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How to bone lamb breast

I've got a recipe that calls for a boned lamb breast. Unfortunately, the lamb my wife got from the butcher is not boned, so I need to remove the bones myself. However, I can't find any guidance on how ...
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How long should I cook boned shoulder of Lamb?

I have 794g of lamb shoulder. It is boned (can you buy it with a bone in??). How long should I cook it? I have Delia's Complete Cooking Course, which suggests cooking for 30 minutes at 230C plus 30 ...
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Döner Kebab Spices?

I'm trying to replicate the spice mix used for Döner Kebab. I am interested in spice combinations from any area. However, I am most interested in which spices are used to prepare it around western ...
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Can a broiler function as a grill substitute when making kebabs?

When grilling is not option, but broiling is: Can a broiler + broiler plate function as a substitute for a grill when making kebabs? If so, what must I do to prevent overcooking beef, lamb and/or ...
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What is a “boned lamb leg”?

I'm cooking a lamb recipe from Donna Hays' book "Fast, Fresh, Simple" and it calls for a "small boned leg lamb" (1.6kg). I saw "bone" and "lamb" and went out and bought a lamb leg roast on the bone. ...
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How is the lamb meat made in lamb gyros?

I've been to several Middle Eastern inspired restaurants around where I live and in most of these restaurants, the customers are able to see into the kitchen as they prep our food. In the middle of ...
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Breaking down a lamb “square shoulder”

I recently sent someone out to get a lamb shoulder roast which I would typically braise, but said person returned instead with a "square shoulder" which is a larger and bony cut. Short of just going ...