Recipe: Brb! Currently drooling over this orange roasted lamb for dinner
Dinner is better when we eat together and that is all the excuse we could come up with, to surprise our partner with a warm meal of orange roasted lamb after Friday office. They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach so, welcome romance this cosy winter season by whipping up a scrumptious Chinese dish like orange roasted lamb for your partner with the recipe given inside and thank us later!
Lamb- cut in chunks- 1 kg
Butter- 100 gm
Ginger- 1 teaspoon
Orange slices (deseeded)- 250 gm
Salt- to taste
White Pepper- half teaspoon
Star Anise- 5 gms
Fresh Orange Juice- 500 ml
Tomato Sauce- 200 ml
Ginger- 1 tablespoon
Garlic- 1 tablespoon
Celery- 1 tablespoon
Red chili paste- 4 teaspoon
Dark soya sauce- 3 teaspoon
Mix together some star anise, ginger and salt in a bowl. Marinate the lamb chunks using onion, tomato sauce, ginger, garlic, red chili paste, dark soya sauce and set aside.
Heat some refined oil in a wok and wait for the oil to heat up a little. Now add the marinated lamb till the lamb is cooked and is brown in colour. Once cooked, take the meat from wok and cut the lamb chunks into desired slices
Now in another wok heat some butter. Add orange slices. Add salt and white pepper powder. Now add the fresh orange juice and bring it to a boil or till it reaches a saucy consistency. Pour the sauce over the sliced lamb and serve!
(Recipe: Chef Ram Bahadur Budhathoki, Head Chef, Chowman Chain of Restaurants)
Commonly included as a meat consumed in Mediterranean diets, lamb meat lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease or risk of inflammation. Grass-fed lamb is a very good source of selenium and zinc which fight against oxidative stress.
The zinc content also helps boost immunity along with growth and development in children. Apart from these, zinc content in lamb helps in wound healing, DNA and protein synthesis.
When compared to other protein sources like chicken or fish, lamb as a red meat has a lot more iron that can help to improve and prevent anemia symptoms. The anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids in lamb meat aid fat loss and improve lean muscle mass courtesy its conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).
Orange juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C which supports our immune system and may be effective in fighting against the common cold. It is nutritious and high in antioxidants and micronutrients like folate, potassium, magnesium, fibre, beta-carotene and flavonoids.
It keep the skin hydrated and its colourful plant pigments called carotenoids may help maintain a youthful glow apart from boosting hair growth and reducing hair loss. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and other antioxidants that can help reduce weight.
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