Stir-Fried Lamb with Bamboo Shoots

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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A very simple stir-fry, this is also delicious if you substitute beef or chicken for the lamb. You can use other vegetables instead of bamboo shoots, sliced asparagus for example. If you are using bamboo shoots, remember that they need to be rinsed well.


  • 350 g (12 oz) lamb loin, finely sliced across the grain
  • 150 g (


To make the marinade, mix together the soy sauce, sugar, shaoxing, sesame oil and white pepper, add the lamb, and leave for 15 minutes.

Heat a wok until just smoking. Add 185 ml (6 fl oz