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Lamb with oyster sauce

Category: Main course

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
0 minutes
Difficulty:
middle

What you'll need and how to make this dish

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons groundnut oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • crushed
  • 1 slice ginger
  • finely chopped
  • 450 g (1 lb) lean lamb
  • cut into ½" thick medallions and flattened under a large knife
  • 250 ml (8 fl oz) chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Method

  • In a wok on a medium heat
  • fry the garlic and ginger until brown but don't allow it to burn
  • Add the lamb pieces and fry until browned
  • about 3 minutes
  • Mix in the stock
  • sherry
  • oyster sauce and sugar and bring to the boil
  • Cover and simmer for 30 minutes
  • stirring now and then until the meat is cooked
  • Remove the cover and bring to the boil
  • stirring continuously to reduce and thicken the sauce
  • Arrange on a serving dish