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Sweet 'n' sour lamb chops

Succulent spin on the takeaway classic

3 - 4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

These flavourful shoulder chops in a pineapple sauce make a uniquely delightful feast. The lamb is seared and then coated in a delicious sauce that combines tomato, pineapple, soy, and vinegar. The result is a harmonious blend of flavours that will leave you craving more!

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High Protein

Dairy Free

Ingredients

Chops

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4-6 Quality Mark lean lamb shoulder chops

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227g tin pineapple

Sauce

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1 Tbsp oil

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1 onion

sliced thinly

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1/4 cup tomato sauce

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1 Tbsp sugar

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2 Tbsp vinegar

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1 Tbsp soy sauce

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1/2 cup water

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1 Tbsp corn flour

mixed with 1 Tbsp of water

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1/4 tsp chilli flakes

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½ red capsicum

sliced thinly

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1/2 broccoli

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1 carrots

cut into sticks

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3-4 cups white rice

cooked

Method

Chops

1

Remove excess fat from the chops and set aside while making the sauce.

2

Strain the pineapple keeping the juice and pieces.

3

In a large frying pan heat the oil. Add the onion cooking for 3 or 4 minutes to soften.

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Add the tomato sauce, sugar, vinegar, soy, pineapple juice and water bringing to a simmer for 5 minutes. Stir through the corn flour and continue to stir until thickened. Add in the pineapple pieces and chilli flakes if using. Set aside.

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Heat a frying pan or oven grill to a medium heat. Season the lamb chops and rub them with the oil. Cook for 4 or 5 minutes on each side depending on the thickness. Remove the lamb from the pan. Clean the pan, add half a cup of water bringing to a simmer. Add the pepper, carrot and broccoli cooking for 5 minutes to soften.

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To serve, plate the rice, vegetables, and chops then spoon over the hot sauce.

Nutrition Information per Serving (303g)

Nutrition analysis is based on 4 serves and is for the sweet 'n' sour lamb chops only (doesn’t include the rice or vegetables to serve).

Energy

1506kJ (360 kcal)

Protein

27.0g

Total Fat

19.2g

Saturated Fat

6.4g

Carbs

19.4g

Dietary Fibre

1.8g

Sodium

601mg

Iron

2.6mg

Zinc

6.6mg

Vitamin B12

1.4µg