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Red-Cooked Mongolian Lamb

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Boneless lamb shoulder;
  • -2-2.5 pounds; trimmed
  • 4 tb Cornstarch; divided use
  • 2 Cloves (large) garlic;
  • -minced
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 cn (14.5-oz) chicken broth
  • 1/4 c Naturally brewed soy sauce
  • 1/4 c Dry sherry
  • 1 tb Brown sugar
  • 1 tb Slivered fresh ginger root
  • 1 Small; whole, dried red
  • -chile
  • 3 md Carrots; roll-cut into
  • -1-inch pieces (see note)
  • 1 Bunch green onions and tops;
  • -cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces;
  • -separating white from tops
  • 1/3 c Hot water
  • Hot cooked rice


Cut lamb into 1-1/2 inch cubes; coat with 2 tablespoons of the cornstarch.
Brown lamb and garlic in hot oil in large skillet over medium heat. Pour
chicken broth over lamb. Stir in soy sauce, sherry, brown sugar, ginger and
chile. Cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour and 20
minutes; stir occasionally.

Add carrots and white parts of green onions. Cover and simmer 40 minutes.
Meanwhile, blend remaining cornstarch with 1/3 cup water; stir into pan
with green onion tops. Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens,
about 1 minute. Serve over rice. Makes 10 servings.

NOTE: To roll-cut a carrot, make a diagonal slice at one end, roll the
carrot a quarter turn and make another diagonal cut; continue rolling and
cutting to the end.


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