Moroccan Spiced Lamb with Harissa

food network
45 mins (prep 25, cooking 15)
16 ingredients
about 20 pieces

Categories:  winter , african , fall , meat , summer , lamb , apricot , spring , grilling ,
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  • 1/2 chewy baguette
  • 1/2 cup harissa paste (can be store bought)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 racks australian lamb, trimmed
  • about 3 1/2 tablespoons moroccan spice mix, recipe follows
  • julienned dried apricots, for garnish
  • chervil sprigs, for garnish
  • preheat a grill or grill pan. alternatively, preheat the oven to 350 degrees f.
  • slice the bread into 1/4-inch thick slices. brush with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and lightly grill on 1 side. cool and store in a sealed container until ready to use.
  • combine the harissa, sour cream, half of the lemon zest, and half of the lemon juice in a small bowl. season with salt and pepper, to taste. if you desire more spice, add more harissa. if more lemon is necessary, add the rest of the zest and or juice. put into a squeeze bottle for easy assembly.


Serving Size (8.87 g)
Servings 20
Amount per Serving
Calories 5.26 Calories from Fat 3.15
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.35g 10.74%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 19.99%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 1.04mg 6.9%
Sodium 3.93mg 3.28%
Total Carbohydrate 0.44g 2.94%
Dietary Fiber 0.04 g 3.31%
Sugars 0.16 g %
Protein 0.16g 6.27%
Vitamin A 36.79IU% Vitamin C 1.8mg%
Calcium 4.7mg% Iron 0.03mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
salt and pepper, spice mix, dried apricots, chervil sprigs, or, a