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    slow cooked lamb neck

    Slow cooked lamb neck with Brussels sprouts and sweet potato chips

    Although this recipe calls for a long cooking time in the slow cooker, once set you can leave it on during the day and it will be ready by dinner time. You then just need to prepare veggies and you are set. The lamb neck is a cheap cut of meat and very sweet and tender. The meat will fall off the bone once it is ready to serve.

    Serves: 2-3 (for additional serves, add an extra lamb neck)
    Prep time: 10 minutes
    Cooking time: 6-8 hours in slow cooker

    1 lamb neck
    3 rashers or organic bacon with rind removed
    6 button mushrooms
    1/2 brown onion
    2 cloves of garlic
    2 tbs of seeded mustard
    Olive oil
    Salt and pepper
    10 Brussels sprouts
    1 sweet potato

    Method for lamb neck
    Chop button mushrooms, onion, garlic, bacon and add to a saucepan or cooking pot and sauté on stove top with olive oil
    Saute on low heat
    Brown lamb neck in cooking pot then add contents to slow cooker
    Add mustard and stir contents around then place lid on slow cooker
    Start slow cooker on high for first hour then set to low. If you are unable to set slow cooker back to low after one hour, start slow cooker on low heat
    Leave in slow cooker for 6-8 hours

    Method sweet potato chips
    Pre-head oven to 180
    Approx 30 minutes before serving chop sweet potato into thin strips
    Place sweet potato chips on a baking tray lined with baking paper
    Place in oven for around 25-30 minutes, turning half way
    For last 10 minutes, change oven setting to grill
    Keep an eye on potatoes to make sure they don’t burn

    For Brussels sprouts

    Prepare Brussels sprouts approx 10 minutes before serving
    Boil kettle
    Wash sprouts
    Place in water for approx 7-10 minutes. Check with a fork. If fork enters the sprout, remove from heat
    Drain sprouts and in a pan add olive oil
    Lightly brown the sprouts then they are read to serve
    Add olive oil, salt and pepper to taste

    Once the lamb neck has cooked, the meat should fall off the bone onto the plate
    Spoon out the mushrooms, onion, mustard and bacon sauce onto lamb