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[ENG] Grilled Lamb Chops / شرائح لحم الضأن المشوية – CookingWithAlia – Episode 451

Let's continue the lamb series with the most popular and delicious lamb dish in Morocco "Grilled Lamb Chops". RECIPE: http://goo.gl/22Dfck INGREDIENTS: 6 large lamb chops (or 12 small ones) 1/2 large onion, peeled and quartered A small handful of fresh cilantro A small handful of fresh parsley A small handful of fresh mint leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon Ras-El-Hanout 1 teaspoon salt Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 3 tablespoons vegetable oil Lemon zest (optional) DIRECTIONS: Step 1: Make the Marinade In a food processor, combine the onion, cilantro, parsley, mint leaves, cumin, Ras-El-Hanout, paprika, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes. Add the vegetable oil. Mix until you get the thick paste. Step 2: Marinate the Chops 1- Place the lamb chops in a large dish and rub the marinade on each lamb chop, on both sides. 2- Cover and chill in the fridge at least 2 hours. Step 3: Grill the Chops 1- Heat up the grill to medium-high heat. 2- Place the lamb chops in the grill, and cook to desired doneness around 3-5 minutes per side. 3- Top the lamb chops with lemon zest and chopped herbs. Let rest at least 5 minutes before serving.

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[ENG] Lamb Liver Skewers (Boulfaf) / بولفاف أسياخ كبد الضأن – CookingWithAlia – Episode 450

Let's start the lamb series with this delicious boulfaf recipe. RECIPE: http://cookingwithalia.com/450-lamb-liver-skewers-boulfaf/ INGREDIENTS: 500 grams (1 pound) lamb liver Large, thin section of sheep's caul fat 2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt, to taste Hot red chilli pepper, to taste DIRECTIONS: Step 1: Prepare the Liver 1- Remove the membrane of the liver if not already removed by your butcher. 2- Wash the liver and cut it into medium sized strips that are 4 cm wide. 3- Grill the liver strips for a few minutes on each side until it is cooked to medium-rare. 4- Cut the liver into bite sized square pieces of 2 cm. Step 2: Make the Skewers 1- Mix all the spices together: paprika, ground cumin, salt, and chilli pepper. 2- Toss the liver cubes in the spice mix. 3- Cut the fat into strips, wash, and pat with paper towel to dry them. 4- Wrap each liver piece with a bit of fat -2 rolls in the fat strip- (this is where the name Boulfaf comes from, it means 'wrapped'), and slide in the skewers. Each skewers should have 5-6 such piece. Step 3: Grill the Boulfaf 1- Grill the skewers a few minutes on each side until the fat melts around the liver. 2- Serve immediately with a side of salt and cumin (for more flavors), Moroccan bread, and hot Moroccan tea.

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