Spiced lamb curry

Spiced lamb curry
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 15 minutes to make, 30 minutes to cook

This simple spicy lamb curry recipe is perfect to double up and freeze, ready to feed a crowd at short notice.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
581kcal
Fat
45.5g fat (23.5g saturated)
Protein
33.2g
Carbohydrates
11.4g (4g sugar)
Salt
2.2
Calories
581kcal
Fat
45.5g fat (23.5g saturated)
Protein
33.2g
Carbohydrates
11.4g (4g sugar)
Salt
2.2

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 500g lamb neck fillet, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated
  • ½ x 283g jar balti paste
  • 400ml can coconut milk
  • 200g trimmed green beans, halved
  • 6 spring onions, cut into 4cm lengths, plus 2 sliced, to garnish
  • 250ml lamb stock, hot
  • ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • Good squeeze of lime juice, to taste

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan over a medium-high heat, add the lamb and onion and cook for 8-10 minutes until the onions have caramelised.
  2. Stir in the chilli, garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute. Add the balti paste and cook for a further minute.
  3. Stir in the coconut milk, beans, spring onions and stock, and simmer for 20 minutes until the lamb is tender. Season with fish sauce and lime juice, garnish with spring onions and serve with basmati rice.

delicious. tips

  1. To freeze this dish, make the curry, but don’t add the green beans. Defrost, then add them and warm through.

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