Lamb Neck & Cabbage Potjie

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Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
3 hrs

A Potjie is a South African Stew type meal cooked in a large three legged pot over coals. It is often cooked as port of a social gathering in much the same way as BBQs are. These are awesome to have while camping too. Instructions for cooking in a crockpot are included.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium-size potjie, then fry the onions, bacon and lamb chops for about ½ hour, stirring from time to time. Cover with lid and leave to cook for about 45 minutes. *if using a crockpot do this step in a cast iron skillet on the stove.
  2. Open pot, stir, then add layer of potatoes, finishing off with the cabbage. Add the water and lemon juice mixture, herbs and spices. (Don't stir yet).
  3. Cover with lid and cook for about another 2 hours slowly over medium coals ; (or high in a crockpot) check if there's enough water after a while, and add more if necessary.
  4. Stir through ; the meat should fall off the bones.
  5. Serve with brown rice and sweet mashed cinnamon pumpkin.