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Slow Cooker Lamb with Cumin, Garlic, Lemon and Lime

A fragrant lamb dish which is good served with rice or couscous
Course Main Course
Cuisine Slow Cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 281kcal


  • 1 kg half lamb shoulder
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • Zest of a lime
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed


  • Mix the cumin, salt and pepper, chilli powder and rapeseed oil in a bowl, to make a thick paste.
  • Place the lamb shoulder in the slow cooker pot and rub the paste on both sides of it with a spoon.
  • Place the crushed garlic on top of the lamb, and sprinkle over the lime zest.
  • Pour the lemon and lime juice over the top.
  • Cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 8 hours.


Delicious served shredded with rice and green vegetables.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 504mg | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 3.9mg