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Curried Stir-Fried Lamb

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 30 min.
Invite your guests to taste the exotic with this delightful dish.


  • 2 Tbs peanut oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3/4 lb boneless lamb leg or shoulder, sliced into 1/8-inch strips
  • 1 small red apple, unpeeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup water chestnuts, sliced
  • 6 oz snow peas
  • 1 tsp fresh gingerroot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 2 cups cooked rice


  • In wok or large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-hot heat; add garlic and saut briefly. Add onions and lamb, stir-fry for about 2 to 3 minutes or until lamb is no longer pink. Remove from wok and keep warm. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to wok and heat over medium-high heat; add apples, bell pepper, celery, water chestnuts, snow peas, and ginger. Stir-fry until crisp tender. Return lamb mixture to wok and cook until the mixture is hot and well blended.
  • In a small bowl, blend broth, soy sauce, cornstarch, and curry powder. Add to lamb mixture, stirring constantly until thickened and meat and vegetables are glazed. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 379
  Calories from Fat 153 (40%)
(26%)Total Fat 17g
(27%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(19%)Cholesterol 57mg
(9%)Sodium 221mg
(14%)Potassium 506mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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