Easy to follow Welsh Lamb recipes

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Lamb need not be perceived as a fatty food; there are plenty of lean cuts available for the health conscious foodie or fitness fans. It’s an excellent source of high quality protein, zinc and iron – all essential parts of a balanced diet. And protein is an especially important as part of a weight loss diet as it speeds recovery after exercise, curbs hunger and reduces muscle loss.

HOT WELSH LAMB SUPERFOOD SALAD

Quinoa, beetroot, mango, pomegranate and lean Welsh Lamb steaks make up this rainbow of a dish, amongst many other delicious ingredients. 

Ingredients:

225g (8oz) Lean Welsh Lamb leg steaks, cut into thin strips

5ml (1tsp) Olive oil

15ml (1tbsp) Soy sauce – sugar free and low salt

100g (4oz) Quinoa

30ml (2tbsp) Pumpkin seeds

30ml (2tbsp) Sunflower seeds

4 Cooked beetroots, cubed

1 Ripe mango, peeled and cut into chunks (save any juices and put into salad)

30ml (2tbsp) Pomegranate seeds – from approx 1 whole fruit*

45ml (3tbsp) Fresh mixed herbs – Basil, chives, parsley and mint

Handful of watercress sprigs

Method

Place the quinoa into a pan and add around 300ml water – bring to boil – simmer for 10 minutes – remove from heat & leave with lid on for 5 minutes.

Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan, add the meat strips and brown over a high heat, this should take about 2-3 minutes. Add the soy and allow to bubble, reduce and coat the meat. Remove from heat.

Into a large salad bowl place the Welsh Lamb, quinoa, seeds, beetroot, mango, pomegranate seeds, fresh herbs and watercress. Toss well together.

Serve.

See more at: http://eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com/en/recipes/hot-welsh-lamb-superfood-salad


SWEET CHILLI WELSH LAMB

Packed full of green veg like sugar snap peas, mangetout, beans and thrown together with sweet chilli, this tasty Welsh Lamb dish comes in at a mere 273 calories.

Ingredients

450g (1lb) Welsh Lamb steaks, cut into thin strips

15ml (1tbsp) oil

5ml (1tsp) sesame oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

45ml (3tbsp) sweet chilli sauce

1 lime, use juice and rind

100g (4oz) sugar snap peas or mange tout, or a mixture – sliced

225g (8oz) precooked noodles

4 spring onions, thinly sliced

30g (2tbsp) fresh coriander, chopped

Method

Heat oils in a large non-stick frying pan or wok, add the lamb strips and garlic. Cook for 4-5 minutes until meat is browned on all sides and cooked through.

Add the sweet chilli sauce and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add the lime juice & rind, sugar snap peas &/or mange tout and stir through.

Lastly add the noodles and spring onions, toss together and serve scattered with coriander.

See more at: http://eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com/en/recipes/sweet-chilli-welsh-lamb


THAI WOK WELSH BEEF WITH GREENS

With flavours of chilli, lemongrass and lime this simple dish can be whipped up in just 15 minutes making it the perfect fast fix dinner for those looking to fit healthy eating into a busy lifestyle.

Ingredients

450g (1lb) lean Welsh beef rump steak, cut into thin strips

1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced chopped

1 piece lemongrass, finely chopped

1 lime, rind removed and juice from ½

Salt

Pinch sugar

5ml (1tsp) fish sauce

1” (2.5cm) piece root ginger, peeled and finely chopped

15ml (1tbsp) oil

1 shallot, thinly sliced

Baby greens in season, e.g., spring cabbage, cavolo nero , tender-stem broccoli, etc

25-30ml (5-6tbsp) coconut milk (Optional)

Method

Place chilli, lemongrass, lime rind, salt, sugar, fish sauce and ginger into a pestle and mortar, and pound together – or finely chop together.

Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan and add the shallot and beef strips. Stir-fry for 2-4 minutes until meat is browned on all sides. Add the chilli mixture and stir through. Add the ‘greens’ and allow to wilt slightly. Add coconut milk for a creamy result or leave out for a non-creamy stir-fry. Drizzle with lime juice and serve.

Serve with prawn cracker or steamed rice.

See more at: http://eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com/en/recipes/thai-wok-welsh-beef-greens

 

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