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How to Make Easter lamb with peas
less than 30 mins
1 to 2 hours
- 1kg/2lb 4oz boned lamb shoulder
- 150ml/5fl oz extra virgin olive oil
- 2 onions
- 1 large carrot
- 1 celery
- 5 garlic
- ½ x 50g/2oz tin anchovy fillets
- handful thyme
- 1 red chilli
- 250ml/9fl oz white wine
- 25ml/1fl oz white wine vinegar
- 250g/9oz fresh or frozen peas
- 400g/14oz potatoes
- 200g/7oz cherry tomatoes
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 6 portions fresh bread
Season the lamb chunks with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
Heat the olive oil in a large lidded pan and fry the onions, carrot and celery for 4–5 minutes, or until softened. Add the garlic, anchovies, thyme and chilli, and continue to cook, stirring, until the anchovies have almost dissolved into the oil. Add the lamb chunks and fry for a further 4–5 minutes, or until browned all over.
Stir in the wine and continue to cook until the volume of the liquid has reduced by half, then add the vinegar. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
Add the peas, potatoes and tomatoes, cover again and continue to cook for about an hour, until the sauce has reduced by half.
Serve hot with plenty of bread to mop up the sauce.