Irish Lamb & Potato Stew

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    937

Pearl barley makes this traditional Irish stew extra hearty and comforting, and it's even better the next day. Serve ladled into warm bowls with crusty bread on the side.

recipe updated 13 Mar 2019

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    30ml
  • Lamb shoulder icon
    Lamb shoulder
    1000g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    400g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    420g
  • Leek icon
    Leek
    90g
  • Potato icon
    Potato
    750g
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    3g
  • Pearl barley icon
    Pearl barley
    50g
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    1000ml
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    15g
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chives
    12g

Tools

  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside lamb shoulder: diced
  2. Prep and set aside carrot: sliced
  3. Prep and set aside onion: chopped
  4. Prep and set aside leek: trimmed & finely sliced
  5. Prep and set aside potato: peeled & cubed
  6. Get a clean large saucepan
  7. Add vegetable oil
  8. Heat - medium heat
  9. Add prepared lamb shoulder
  10. Season with salt & pepper
  11. Fry evenly until browned
  12. Add prepared carrot
  13. Add prepared onion
  14. Add prepared leek
  15. Add prepared potato
  16. Add bay leaves
  17. Add pearl barley
  18. Pour chicken stock
  19. Cover to simmer - 2 hr 30 min, low heat
  20. Add fresh parsley
  21. Add fresh chives
  22. Cook while stirring occasionally - 10 min, low heat
  23. Season with salt & pepper
  24. Serve immediately
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