McEcker’s Irish Stew
|Yield: 6 Servings|
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 hours
Ingredients for the stew:
¼ cup of Irish whiskey
|Coat all sides of the meat pieces in flour. Heat oil in a skillet and brown the meat bits. Add onions and garlic. Saute.|
Toss the browned meat, onions and vegetables into a large cooking pot. Place herbs in the middle of the mixture. Cover with broth and cook for 2 hours over low temperature.
While the stew is cooking, you can make the dumplings. Add the dumplings 20 minutes before stew is done. Add salt and pepper for taste.
3/4 cup self raising flour
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 tablespoon mixed fresh herbs
1/4 cup solid shortening
1 egg, beaten
Broth or water
Salt and pepper to taste
|Mix the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Add shortening and egg. Whisk all the ingredients thoroughly.|
Divide mixture into small ball shapes. Roll these into even rounds with your floured hands.
Place the molds in boiling water or broth. Cook for 15 minutes. Add to stew 20 minutes before stew is done.
Recipe and pic from www.culinarycommunity.com