Bobotie/South African lamb pie recipe

122 ratings Rate
  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare, 35mins to cook
  • 524 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan
HE SAFRICANLAMBPIE
This delicious lamb pie with a creamy topping is the perfect dish for sharing.
  1. Tear the bread into rough pieces. Place in a bowl and pour over enough water to cover. Then set aside for 5 mins. Heat half the oil in a frying pan. Add the lamb and cook for 3-5mins until lightly browned. Then remove and set aside.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in the frying pan. Add the onion and cook for 5 mins until softened. Then add the garlic and chilli and cook for 1 min more. Stir through the curry powder, lemon zest and mango chutney and cook for a couple of mins until well combined.
  3. Return the lamb to the pan along with the almonds. Squeeze away the water from the bread and then stir into the mixture, along with the juice of the lemon, breaking up any lumps. Spoon the mixture into a large, shallow, ovenproof dish. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4, 180C, fan 160C. Mix together the eggs, cream and milk and season well. Pour over the lamb mixture to cover. Then arrange the bay leaves on top. Bake in the oven for 25 mins or until the topping is set and golden. 

See more Leftover recipes.

For top tips on protecting you and your family when preparing raw meat and poultry, visit Food Safety in the Home and view the full Food safety at home video.

Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe

1 slice white bread, crusts removed

3tbsp vegetable oil

400g(13oz) roast lamb, fat removed and shredded

1 onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped

2tsp mild curry powder

1 lemon

1tbsp mango chutney

15g(1/2oz) slivered almonds

2 eggs, beaten

100ml(31/2fl oz) single cream

100ml(31/2fl oz) whole milk

3 bay leaves

Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

or
  • Energy 2177kj 524kcal 26%
  • Fat 38g 54%
  • Saturates 14.2g 71%
  • Sugars 6g 7%
  • Salt 0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.9g Protein 33.8g Fibre 1.4g

Convert

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.