Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Lamb in a Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe

(Thit Cuu An Voi Xot Toi Ot)

Ingredients : Serves 4

225 g

30 ml

225 g

4 cloves

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

15 ml

15 ml

A few sprigs

Spinach or any green vegetable

Vegetable oil

Lean lamb, thinly sliced

Garlic, finely chopped

Freshly ground white pepper


Nuoc Mam sauce

Oyster sauce

Mint and/or coriander to garnish

Method :
  • Blanch the greens in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain and place on a serving dish.

  • Heat the oil in a wok and stir fry the lamb until nearly cooked.

  • This should not take more than 2 minutes.

  • Add the garlic, pepper, sugar, Nuoc Mam sauce and oyster sauce and stir fry until the lamb is completely cooked and tender.

  • Pour the lamb and sauce over the greens.

  • Garnish with mint and/or coriander sprigs.

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