Spiced Mutton Leg Stew

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Spiced Mutton Leg Stew (İncik Yahnisi)

Lamb shin6 piece500 gr
Onion2 medium size120 gr
Margarine1 tablespoon10 gr
Clove2 piece0.2 gr
Salt1 teaspoon6 gr
Cinnamon2/3 teaspoon1.5 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 hot.

Servings: 4

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy226 cal
Protein14 g
Fat17,8 g
Carbohydrates1,5 g
Calcium14 mg
Iron1,13 mg
Phosphorus129 mg
Zinc3 mg
Sodium256 mg
Vitamin A7 iu
Thiamine0,12 mg
Riboflavin0,15 mg
Niacin4,03 mg
Vitamin C1 mg
Cholesterol58 mg

Regional Characteristics:

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.