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INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 3 pounds goat shoulder
- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
- 10 pitted prunes, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped Moroccan preserved lemon
- 1/2 cup dry red wine
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Season the goat shoulder with salt and pepper, and place into the pan. Brown quickly on all sides. Add the onions to the pan, and cook, stirring constantly until browned. Mix in the prunes and preserved lemon; cook and stir for a few minutes to blend the flavors. Pour in the red wine and chicken broth, and bring to a simmer.
Cover the Dutch oven, and bake for 2 hours, or until meat is so tender that it falls off of the bone.