Beef Tagine (using Prune Juice) and Couscous

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together ginger, cinnamon, allspice and cloves and rub into beef.
  • Cook onion and garlic in oil in a heavy-based casserole or saucepan until soft, add beef and cook for 2-3 minutes until beef is browned.
  • Add lemon rind and juice, honey, prune juice, harissa and salt and bring to boil, Simmer gently until meat is tender (1 1/2-2 hours).
  • Check tenderness at 2 hours.
  • Prepare couscous when meat is nigh on cooked.
  • Boil 2 1/2 cups water, pour into a large bowl with couscous and let it stand for about 10 minutes until all water is absorbed.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry onion until soft.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stir well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add onion to couscous and mix well.
  • Cover with foil to keep warm until meat is cooked.
  • Create a ring of couscous on each plate and spoon beef into the middle.
  • Garnish with the fresh cilantro leaves (coriander).
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