Chinese Cumin and Lamb Stir-Fry

cooking-time25 mins cooking-servings2 to 4 SERVINGS


  • 300g lamb fillet
  • 15g cilantro
  • 1/2 onion, sliced finely
  • 1/2 red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 20g ginger, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin, divided
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp starch
  • 1/4 tsp chicken broth, powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Oil

For serving:

  • 1 tsp ground coriander, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilli bean paste


  1. Place mutton cubes in a bowl and mix with some cumin, baking powder, starch, chicken broth and salt.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat and fry lamb for approximately 3 mins, or until browned. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a wok over some medium-high heat. Add onion, chilli, garlic, ginger, ground coriander and remaining ground cumin. Fry for approximately 2 mins, until fragrant.
  4. Add chilli bean paste and cook for another minute.
  5. Add fried lamb and briefly stir to mix. Then, transfer to a plate and serve with chopped cilantro and rice on the side.

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