Sesame, fennel and lamb shoulder bake

Sesame, fennel and lamb shoulder bake

Sesame, fennel and lamb shoulder bake

This beautiful lamb dish has a delicious mix of flavours, takes minutes to prepare and melts in your mouth.

SERVES: 4-6 PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 1.5 hours


  • 1 boned lamb shoulder, finely sliced into bite size strips and tenderised (your butcher can do this for you)
  • 1 fresh chilli, finely chopped
  • 8 stems spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 fennel bulbs, finely sliced
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil


  1. Place all ingredients in an oven proof dish with a lid.
  2. Bake in a slow oven at 150˚C for 1.5 hours.
  3. Stir every half hour to mix all ingredients through.
  4. Once meat is cooked, remove from the oven and allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Inspirations and top tips

  • This dish can also be cooked on top of the stove if you do not have time to do it in the oven – place all ingredients in a frying pan and simmer on low for 20 minutes with lid on, turn up to medium heat, remove the lid and cook for a further 10 minutes or until the meat is cooked
  • You can add carrot, squash, spinach or other vegetables of your choice to serve as a one-pot meal
  • Add spices and herbs of your choice for extra flavours - garlic, turmeric, thyme, black pepper and rosemary work well

Dietary Requirements

Gluten Free  |  Dairy Free  |  Sugar Free  |  Yeast Free  |  Soy Free  |  Egg Free  |  Nut Free  

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