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Lemongrass Lamb Rumps

Lamb Rump Marinade with Tamarind Sauce

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

Marinating the lamb rumps in this Asian-style marinade makes the lamb meltingly tender, if you can, marinate over time for added flavor

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High Iron

Low Sodium

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Lamb,

Easy,

Dinner,

National Lamb Day,

Ingredients

Lamb

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3 Quality Mark lamb rumps

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trimmed

Marinade

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2 stalks lemongrass

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white part only, finely chopped

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2 shallots

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roughly chopped

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1 red chilli

deseeded and chopped

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1 garlic clove

chopped

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4 tbsp white sugar

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1 tbsp vegetable oil

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1 tbsp fish sauce

Tamarind Sauce

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1 tbsp tamarind paste

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1 tbsp white sugar

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1-2 tsp fish sauce

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4 tbsp water

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juice of 1 lime

To Serve

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Basmati rice

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seasonal greens

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3 tbsp crisp fried shallots

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1/2 chilli

deseeded and finely chopped

Method

To Marinade

To Make Tamarind Sauce

To Roast Lamb

To Serve

1

Preheat oven to 210°C.

2

Place lemongrass into a mortar and pestle or small food processor and break down into a rough coarse paste.

3

Add shallots, chilli and garlic and continue to pound until well combined. Set aside.

4

Place the sugar, vegetable oil and fish sauce in a bowl and mix until the sugar dissolves.

5

Stir in lemongrass paste and set aside to allow flavours to infuse.

6

Pat lamb rumps dry with kitchen paper and place in a non-metallic shallow dish.

7

Rub lemongrass marinade over lamb rumps, cover and place in the refrigerator.

8

Overnight is best, but for as long as you can.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (273g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1144 (273)kJ

Protein

17.9g

Total Fat

5.2g

Saturated Fat

1.7g

Carbs

38.3g

Sugars

7.6g

Sodium

364mg

Iron*

2.2mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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