Spiced larb

Spiced larb
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Ready in about 30 minutes

This is a perfect light lunch or canapé. Serve in little gem leaves and let everyone help themselves.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
239kcals
Fat
15.4g (6.1g saturated)
Protein
17g
Carbohydrates
3.5g (3.2g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g
Salt
0.5g
Calories
239kcals
Fat
15.4g (6.1g saturated)
Protein
17g
Carbohydrates
3.5g (3.2g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g
Salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of fresh coriander
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 shallots
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 500g beef mince, seasoned
  • 300ml beef stock, hot
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • Fish sauce
  • 2 lime
  • 2 little gem lettuces
  • Spring onion, shredded

Method

  1. Pulse the coriander, chilli, garlic and shallots in a food processor until chopped to a paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan over a medium heat, add the beef mince and fry for 10 minutes until well browned, breaking up the mince with a wooden spoon.
  3. Add the stock and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir through the coriander paste and brown sugar, then fry for 3 minutes more. Add a splash of fish sauce and the juice of 1 lime and stir.
  4. Spoon into the leaves of the little gem lettuces and top with the spring onion. Serve with lime wedges.

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