Apricot Chili Marinated Lamb Tacos with Mango Jicama Slaw

  • PREP TIME20 minutes

  • COOK TIME

  • TOTAL TIME

  • SERVINGS5

*A typical 9 count mango weighs about 18 ounces and yields approximately 11 ounces useable fruit. One cup 3/8-inch diced mango weighs 6.35 ounces.Source: Chef Brian Corcoran, Executive Sous Chef, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Apricot Chili Marinated Lamb Tacos with Mango Jicama Slaw

Ingredients

  • Marinated Lamb
  • 5 ounces apricot preserves
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) canola oil
  • 1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) balsamic vinegar
  • 3½ teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2½ teaspoons minced Fresno chili
  • 1¼ lbs American lamb

Mango Slaw

  • 1 large fresh mango, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 (10 ounces) small jicama, peeled and shredded
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced chives
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1, 6 inch plum tomato, finely diced
  • PREP TIME20 minutes

  • COOK TIME

  • TOTAL TIME

  • SERVINGS5

*A typical 9 count mango weighs about 18 ounces and yields approximately 11 ounces useable fruit. One cup 3/8-inch diced mango weighs 6.35 ounces.Source: Chef Brian Corcoran, Executive Sous Chef, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Apricot Chili Marinated Lamb Tacos with Mango Jicama Slaw

Instructions

  1. YIELD: 10 tacos (2 per serving)

To make Marinated Lamb:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the preserves, canola oil, vinegar, garlic, and Fresno chili. Add the lamb, turning to coat. Cover and marinate, refrigerated, 3 hours. Heat grill to medium high heat. Remove lamb from marinade and grill to desired doneness (125-130 degrees F for medium rare). Remove from heat and let rest. Before service, thinly slice.

To make Mango Jicama Slaw:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and gently mix. Cover and refrigerate until service.Per order:Warm two tortillas. Place about 1 ½ ounces thinly sliced cooked lamb in each tortilla. Top with a generous 1/3 cup Mango Jicama Slaw. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon diced tomato.