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Pulled Lamb Tacos with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
Top view of four taco filled with meat, radish and herb on black slate, a bowl of cut limes . salt flakes scattered.
Square cut lamb shoulder is the perfect cut for slow cooking. We slow cook ours with spices and orange slices for a delectable pulled lamb. The pumpkin seeds add delicious spicy crunch. Invite your friends over for this foodie fiesta.

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 6



Spiced Pumpkin Seeds


  • ½ cup Superb Herb Coriander roughly chopped
  • 2 NZ Avocados mashed
  • ½ Iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 5 Radishes thinly sliced
  • 2 Limes cut in wedges
  • 12 Corn tortillas toasted


  • For the lamb: Preheat the oven to 160°C. Combine coriander, cumin, garlic salt and chipotle powder in a bowl, then rub all over the lamb shoulder.
  • Pour bouillon and apple cider vinegar into the bottom of a large casserole dish. Add cinnamon quills and lamb, then drizzle with honey and place orange slices over. Roast, covered for 4 hours, or until the meat easily pulls apart.
  • Remove lamb from the dish and use two forks to shred the meat. Discard the bones and cinnamon quills, then return the shredded lamb to the roasting juices. Keep the orange slices for serving.
  • For the spiced Pumpkin Seeds: Add all spiced pumpkin seed ingredients to a bowl and toss to combine. Toast in a nonstick pan over medium heat until crunchy and delicious, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  • To serve: Load tortillas with mashed avocado, shredded iceberg, radish slices, orange slices and pulled lamb. Garnish with spicy pumpkin seeds and fresh coriander. Serve with lime wedges.