Irish Stew

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Appears in

Rhodes Around Britain

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1994

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This dish can be prepared and cooked in many different ways. You can look in a dozen cookery books and you’ll find a dozen varying recipes. Well, this is my version.


  • 750 g ( lb) middle neck of lamb, cut into cutlets
  • 100 g (4


Cover the meat with cold water in a large pan and bring to the boil. Drain off the water and refresh the meat in cold water. Drain well.

Melt the butter in a large braising pan and add the sliced onions, half the diced potatoes and the garlic. Add the bouquet garni to the pan and sweat for 2 minutes. Add the lamb cutlets and cover with the chicken stock. Bring the stock to the simmer, c