Pacific Rim Lamb Rib Chops with Stir-Fry

8 servings

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Marinate 30 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

8        American Lamb rib chops, 1/2-inch thick

1/3        cup lite soy sauce

4        cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/4        cup hoisin sauce

2        tablespoons grated gingerroot

1        large onion, sliced

1        cup sliced celery

4        medium red bell peppers, sliced

2        packages (6 ounces each) brown mushrooms, quartered

2        cups broccoli florets

3/4        pound snow peas, trimmed


Lamb Meater Recipes

Lamb Meater Recipes

In small bowl combine soy sauce, garlic, hoisin sauce and gingerroot. In large glass baking dish arrange lamb chops. Pour on 1/4 cup soy mixture, turning chops to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In large skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray cook onion over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add celery and cook 2 additional minutes. Mix in bell peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, peppers and remaining soy sauce mixture. Cook for 4 minutes. Stir in pea pods, turn off heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

Broil lamb chops 4 inches from source of heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side, turning once or to desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium and 170ºF for well. Mound vegetables on plates and top each with lamb rib chop.

Nutrition per serving: 270 calories, 25 g protein, 19 g carbohydrates, 11 g total fat (35% calories from fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 5 g fiber, 632 mg sodium, 7 mg niacin, 0.54 mg vitamin B6, 2 mcg vitamin B12, 3 mg iron, 4 mg zinc