Lamb In Basil Cream Sauce

Lamb In Basil Cream Sauce
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Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
45 min
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
45 min
  1. 400 g lamb, cut in bite size pieces
  2. 1 onion, finely chopped
  3. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  4. 1 tbsp olive oil
  5. 3 medium tomatoes
  6. 1 handful fresh basil
  7. 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  8. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  9. 2 tsp coriander seeds
  10. 1 tsp sugar
  11. salt and pepper to taste
  12. 1 tbsp cooking cream or mascarpone
  13. fresh coriander to garnish
  1. In a large bowl mix together lamb, onion and lemon juice and leave to marinade for 40 minutes.
  2. Heat the 1 tbsp oil in a saucepan and fry the lamb until brown all over. Add little bit of water and simmer until the meat is tender.
  3. Blend tomatoes (skin on) and the fresh basil leaves in a blender. Add to the saucepan.
  4. Add the chilli flakes, crushed garlic, coriander seeds, sugar and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cream and simmer for ~2 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  6. Remove from the heat. Add chopped fresh coriander. Leave to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
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