Lamb and Ale Stew with Bubble & Squeak Patties

Lamb and Ale Stew with Bubble and Squeak Patties Recipe

180 Minutes
Serves: 2
A rich lamb stew cooked with mushrooms, carrots and parsnips and a rich ale gravy. This delicious stew is served with shallow fried bubble and squeak patties made with potato, cabbage, bacon and onions. The perfect evening meal for a cold winters night.

Recipe Ingreds

Stew

  • 600 ml abbots ale
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 whole carrots
  • 300 grams chestnut mushrooms
  • 4 sprig fresh parsley
  • 3 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 400 grams lamb diced
  • 1 whole parsnips
  • 15 grams pearl barley
  • 10 grams plain flour
  • 1 whole red onions
  • salt (to taste)
  • 0.25 cube stock cube beef
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 250 ml water (boiling)
  • 1 tsp yeast extract

Potatoes

  • 70 grams bacon (smoked)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 125 grams green cabbage
  • 3 sprig fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 400 grams potatoes
  • 1 whole red onions
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 . sunflower oils (for frying)
  • 20 grams plain flour

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • place the lamb in the bowl
  • season with salt and pepper
  • wash and finely chop the fresh rosemary
  • add to the bowl
  • add the flour to the bowl
  • mix the ingredients

Step 2

  • peel and slice the carrots
  • peel and slice the parsnips
  • peel and finely slice the onion(s)
  • wash and slice the mushrooms
  • add the stock cube to boiling water

Step 3

  • heat the oil in the frying pan
  • cook the lamb in batches cook till golden brown
  • add to a casserole dish

Step 4

  • add the onions to the frying pan
  • cook till soft
  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • add to the frying pan

Step 5

  • add the mushrooms to the frying pan
  • cook till golden brown
  • add the parsnips and carrots
  • cook for 5 minutes
  • add the yeast extract, pearl barley, ale and stock
  • to the frying pan

Step 6

  • set the oven to 165C 365F or gas mark 3
  • return the meat to the pan
  • cook for 10 mins
  • add the contents of the frying pan to the casserole dish

Step 7

  • wash and finely chop the fresh parsley
  • add to the casserole dish
  • season with salt and pepper
  • place the stew in the oven
  • cook for 2 and half hours or until the meat falls apart

Step 8

  • half fill a pan with water and boil
  • peel and cut the potatoes into cubes
  • add the potatoes to the pan
  • cook for 10 mins to 15 mins
  • cook till soft

Step 9

  • remove the potatoes from the pan with a slotted spoon leaving the water in the pan. Place the potatoes in a dish
  • mash roughly with a fork
  • wash and chop the cabbage into fine strips
  • add the cabbage to the potato water in the pan
  • cook for 3 to 4 mins
  • drain the cabbage using the sieve and add to the potatoes
  • mix the cabbage and potatoes together

Step 10

  • heat the frying pan
  • chop the bacon into pieces
  • add the bacon to the frying pan
  • cook till golden brown
  • Drain and set a side

Step 11

  • peel and finely slice the onion(s)
  • add to the frying pan
  • peel and finely chop the garlic
  • add to the frying pan

Step 12

  • wash and finely chop the fresh parsley
  • add the bacon onions parsley and garlic to the potatoes
  • season with salt and pepper
  • make the patties
  • take a large spoonful of the mixture and with damp hands shape the mixture into a pattie
  • place the flour on a plate
  • coat the patties in flour
  • set a side to rest
  • if cooking extra for the freezer store the extra patties in a freezable container allow to cool and then place in freezer

Step 13

  • 10 minutes before the stew is ready
  • heat the frying pan
  • heat about 21/2 cms of frying oil in a frying pan
  • Drop a breadcrumb into the oil to check its hot enough it should fizzle
  • add the patties to the pan in batches

Step 14

  • cook the patties till golden brown on both sides
  • Drain on kitchen paper
  • keep warm in the oven

Step 15

  • remove the stew from the oven
  • if cooking extra for the freezer store the extra stew in a freezable container allow to cool and then place in freezer
  • serve the stew with the potato patties
  • serve immediately

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 casserole dish
  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 fish slice
  • 1 fork
  • 2 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 1 jug
  • 1 kitchen paper
  • 2 large knife
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 medium pan
  • 2 plate
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 slotted spoon

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How to make lamb and ale stew with bubble and squeak patties

This rich and warming dish is packed with chunky veggies, including parsnips, red onions, carrots and mushrooms. It is thickened with pearl barley and flavoured with abbots ale, parsley, rosemary, yeast extract and garlic. The stew is paired with tasty bubble and squeak patties. The patties are made with green cabbage, potatoes, onions, and smoked bacon and flavoured with garlic and parsley and then lightly fried till golden brown.

Why our lamb and pearl barley stew is the best

The combination of lamb and ale makes this dish hearty and flavourful and a good quality real ale is essential for this dish. but what makes this meal extra special is definitely the crispy bubble and squeak patties which makes this meal mouth wateringly delicious.

Make lamb stew for dinner tonight

This dish is reserved for those cold winter nights, serve with our bubble and squeak patties or if your in a hurry with a simple jacket potato

Lamb stew with vegetables perfect family dinner idea

If your looking for a special dish to cook for a simple family meal then this lamb stew will definitely impress. we would serve it with a fresh warm winter pudding such as our lemon layer pudding or a traditional lemon meringue pie

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