Teriyaki Aussie Lamb and Broccoli over Cauliflower Rice

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Teriyaki Aussie Lamb and Broccoli over Cauliflower Rice

INGREDIENTS

Teriyaki Lamb and Broccoli:

1 1/2 pounds seasoned or unseasoned butterflied or boneless Aussie Leg of Aussie lamb chops

1 1/3 cup prepared teriyaki sauce, divided

2 - 3 cups fresh broccoli florets or 2 cups available fresh or frozen vegetables

1 tablespoon cooking oil (olive, canola, vegetable, grapeseed)

2 tablespoons cornstarch

Cauliflower Rice:

1 cauliflower or 2 (10 ounce) bags frozen or 1 commercial produce raw cauliflower rice

1 tablespoon cooking oil (olive, canola, vegetable, grapeseed)

1/4 cup chopped green onions

1/4 cup chopped celery

2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger

1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley or add 1/2 tablespoon of dried herbs

2 teaspoons lemon zest, optional

METHOD

Prepare Lamb: Cut lamb into 2-inch pieces, trimming excess fat and tendons. Marinade lamb in 1 cup of teriyaki sauce while cauliflower rice is being prepared or up until 2 hours.

Prepare Whole Cauliflower: Remove leaves and core and cut into 2-inch chunks. Place half of the pieces in food processor and pulse about 5 times or until cauliflower resembles rice. Repeat until all cauliflower is riced. Note: if using commercial cauliflower rice follow instructions for homemade cut cauliflower rice. If using frozen cauliflower rice follow the directions on package.

Cook Cauliflower Rice: In a large skillet, heat cooking oil over medium high heat. Add green onions and celery and cook for 1 minute. Grate ginger into cauliflower rice and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from and stir in cilantro and lemon zest; set aside.

Cook Broccoli: Place broccoli in a micro-wave safe dish with 1/2 cup water, cover, and cook in the microwave, on high for 3 minutes. Uncover and drain; set aside.

Cook Teriyaki Lamb: Remove and drain lamb from teriyaki, toss in cornstarch. Heat the oil in a large, large skillet or wok and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes or until lightly brown. Stir in cookies broccoli and remaining 1/3 teriyaki and cook on low for 1 minute to heat. Squeeze lemon juice from 1/2 lemon over teriyaki lamb. Garnish with desired herbs. Serve over cauliflower rice.

To make you own Teriyaki Sauce:

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

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  • 2 tablespoons cold water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Combine 1/3 cup soy sauce, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup orange or pineapple juice, 2 teaspoons grated garlic, 1 teaspoon grated ginger, and 3 tablespoons brown sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes or until the brown sugar dissolves. Whisk 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons cornstarch until cornstarch dissolves. Pour the cornstarch slurry into the boiling sauce a little at a time until desired consistency. Makes about 1 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce.

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