Xiao Long Yan Rou

Lamb Steamed with Spice-Flavoured Cornmeal

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 2 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty


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By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

This is one of the most unusual dishes I’ve ever encountered in China and delicious as well. A northern Chinese inspired recipe, the tender goat meat was coated with spiced cornmeal and gently steamed, then served in a bamboo steamer lined with linen cloth. On my return home I was surprised at its ease of preparation. I have, used lamb in place of the rather more robust goat meat, although I wish everyone could also taste it made with goat.