Basil Mint Lamb Chops
February 5, 2019
6 ozs lamb chops or loin
1 cup basil, shredded
1/4 cup fresh mint, coarsely cut
1/8 cup fresh ginger, sliced into quarter size pieces
1 tsp finely diced lemongrass
1 tsp finely diced garlic
1 tbsp black bean
1 tbsp sweet chili paste (or to taste)
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts (optional)
- Over medium heat, add vegetable and sesame oils in a heavy skillet.
- Add ginger, lemongrass & garlic.
- Heat until fragrant.
- Increase heat.
- Sauté lamb chops. When meat is nearly finished, add water chestnuts, chili paste to taste and black bean sauce. Toss/mix together. Then, toss in half mint and basil.
- Place in a serving bowl.
- Garnish with remaining mint and basil