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Thu 20 Jun 2013 17:05

Nigel's Marinated Rack Of Lamb Recipe

Gae Rong Hai - Grilled Marinated Rack of Lamb, topped with homemade sweet & sour Tamarind Sauce.
by Babu Nair from Mango Tree Restaurant

 
Tender, flavoursome lamb that can be served with rice, or simply with a crunchy salad.
 
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Prep time: 15 mins (+ overnight marinading)

Cooking time: 15 mins
 
Ingredients

Rack of lamb cut into 6 pieces
 
Marinade
150g lemongrass (roughly chopped)
150g galangal (peeled & roughly chopped. If not available, substitute with ginger)
100g garlic (peeled)
100g fresh coriander
Salt & ground black pepper
 
Sauce
100ml tamarind sauce 

1 tsp chilli powder
1tbsp fish sauce
50ml water
1tbsp corn flour
 
Method
1.    Blend the marinade ingredients together until they form a paste.  Rub over the lamb & leave overnight in the fridge.
2.    Grill the lamb for 1 min on each side & finish on a tray in a preheated 180C oven for 7 mins (medium) or 12 mins (well done).
3.    While lamb is cooking, put the tamarind sauce & water in a pan and bring to the boil.
4.    Add chilli powder & fish sauce.
5.    Slowly add the corn flour while whisking to thicken the sauce slightly until it reaches the desired consistency.
6.    Season with s&p & serve on a bed of salad &/or rice.  Pour the sauce over the lamb.

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