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Sudanese Lamb Fat Stew Recipe

Lamb and sheep fats are used in a number of Sudan favorite recipes.

Miris Lamb Fat Stew is a favorite Sudanese recipe
Miris Lamb Fat Stew is a favorite Sudanese recipe

Sudanese food is as diverse as its many cultures and Miris Lamb Fat Stew is a favorite recipe.

Sudan sheep and lamb fat recipe.

Around 35% of Sudan's 37 million residents have access to electricity; therefore cooking meals on an open fire is a necessity for most households.

The National dish of Sudan arguably is a Miris, a simple meal made of cassavas, onions, okra and lamb fat for seasoning and flavor usually cooked the traditional way, over an open fire.

Lamb and sheep fats are used in a number of North African, Middle Eastern, and Lebanese dishes but if lamb fat is too adventurous then use pork fatback or beef fat. If you really, really want to stay on the mild side of culinary life then use olive oil instead of lamb fat.

Sudanese meals are eaten around a large, shared dish of meat, vegetable, salad, stews and sauce dishes are placed. Meals are eaten with the right hand always, using flat bread or a stiff porridge known as asida or kisra.

Sudanese Lamb Fat Stew Recipe

Serves 4
Total time from start to finish 30 minutes

Ingredients
3 cups peeled, diced cassava
1 large onion, chopped
2 cups frozen okra
2 teaspoons lamb fat
2 cups vegetable stock or water
Salt to taste

Directions
In a large fry pan over medium high heat add fat and onions cook until translucent. Add remaining ingredients, cover and simmer until cassava is soft about 10 minutes. Serve warm as a stew or over rice.

Did you know?
You can purchase lamb tallow (fat) on Amazon.

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