Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Spiced Mutton Leg Stew (İncik Yahnisi)
|Lamb shin||6 piece||500 gr|
|Onion||2 medium size||120 gr|
|Margarine||1 tablespoon||10 gr|
|Clove||2 piece||0.2 gr|
|Salt||1 teaspoon||6 gr|
|Cinnamon||2/3 teaspoon||1.5 gr|
Place meat in
a saucepan. Cover and braise over low heat for 1 hour or until meat is tender.
Cut onions into 0.5 cm (1/4-1/5 inch) thick slices. Add onions, margarine
and cloves to meat; stir. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until onions are
tender. Sprinkle with salt and cinnamon. Cover and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Serve
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||7 iu|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|
It is served as
a main course with baked, mashed or boiled potatoes for lunch or supper. Vegetables
stew cooked with otive oil in the Mediterranean style goes well with this dish.
The part of mutton leg called shin is used in this dish.