Leg of Lamb Potjie (1)
  • 1kg leg of lambcut into 3 cm cubes
  • 1tbsp butter
  • 3 medium onionssliced
  • 10 new (baby) potatoes
  • 10 whole baby carrotspeeled
  • 8 whole courgettes(baby marrows)
  • 250ml meat stock
  • 1.5tsp Salt
  • 1tsp celery salt
  • 2tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2tsp Soya sauce
  • 2tsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp dried thyme(and/or rosemary)
  • 1tbsp brown gravy powder
  • 1tbsp mushroom soup powder
  1. Heat the butter in the Pot
  2. Stir fry the onions until tender
  3. Move the onions to one side and place the meat next to the onions
  4. Using a large spoon place the onions on top of the meat
  5. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes until the meat renders its own juice
  6. Place the potatoes on top of the meat without letting them touch the side of the Pot
  7. Layer carrots and then the courgettes around and on top of the potatoes
  8. Mix 125 ml of the stock with the salt, celery salt, worcestershire sauce, soya sauce, lemon juice and thyme (or rosemary) and add to the Potjie
  9. Cover and simmer for about 90 minutes
  10. Use the remaining 125 ml of meat stock, mixed with the gravy and soup powder to thicken the liquid in the pot
  11. Simmer thoroughly for 10-20 minutes
  12. Serve with rice, couscous and a salad