Step-by-Step Guide to Make Super Quick Homemade Lancashire hotpot

Lancashire hotpot. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute onion until soft and deep golden in color. Remove from skillet and set aside.

Traditional Lancashire Hotpot This has acquired its name from the time when it was baked at home, then wrapped in blankets to keep hot and provide lunch for a day at the races. This recipe is taken from Delia Smith's Complete Cookery Course, Delia Smith's Complete Illustrated Cookery Course and The Evening Standard Cookbook. It's a simple meal that would have been left to cook slowly all day, ready for the hungry cotton workers at the end of their shift.

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Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute onion until soft and deep golden in color. Remove from skillet and set aside.

To begin with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few ingredients. You can have lancashire hotpot using 10 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Lancashire hotpot:

  1. {Make ready of cubed lamb.
  2. {Make ready of veg oil & 1 tbsp butter for sautéing.
  3. {Take of baby carrots diced.
  4. {Get of large brown onions diced large.
  5. {Make ready of beef broth.
  6. {Take of flour.
  7. {Make ready of Worcestershire sauce.
  8. {Take of large red potatoes sliced thin.
  9. {Make ready of butter for brushing potatoes.
  10. {Prepare of Salt, pepper, thyme.

You can't get much more comforting than a gorgeous Lancashire hotpot. The traditional British stew, hailing from the North West of England consists of chunks of lamb, topped with sliced potatoes. Lancashire Hotpot is probably the most famous dish to come from the county of Lancashire and is very simple and straightforward to make. Hotpot is a long, slow-cooked recipe, yet unlike many stews, it is still quite light and suitable for eating year-round (except perhaps on a scorching summer's day).

Steps to make Lancashire hotpot:

  1. Heat oven to 325°. In a deep casserole dish (or cast iron skillet) brown the lamb in the butter and oil and seasoning with salt, pepper, and thyme. Remove from heat and set aside (lamb will finish cooking in oven).
  2. Add carrots and onions to skillet and add a tsp beef broth here and there to prevent from burning (deglaze) Lightly season (because the beef broth has a a lot of sodium).
  3. Once onions are carmelized add the lamb back and sprinkle 4 tbsp of flour over the mixture. Mix then add the beef broth. Bring to a simmer til it thickens. Add Worcestershire sauce, and stir well..
  4. Cover with foil and place in oven for 30 min.
  5. Remove from oven and add remaining 4 tbsp of flour to thicken. Whisk in quickly and add potatoes sliced on top. Brush with 1 tbsp melted butter with salt and pepper added to it. Sprinkle thyme on top. Recover and bake for another hour..
  6. Remove foil and turn oven up to 400° and bake for another 40 min. Garnish with parsley!.

The Irish have their stew, Lancashire has its hotpot. Both were born as dishes of necessity, made from everyday local ingredients such as potatoes, carrots and lamb, that kept working families going through the winter. What distinguishes the traditional hotpot, though, is its steep-sided cooking vessel, after which the dish gets its name. One of the great stews of the world, Lancashire hotpot is a dish that makes a virtue of simplicity. Nothing says comfort food like a Lancashire Hotpot on a cold evening.

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