A Stir Fry of Broccoli and Lamb from Plenty by Nigel Slater

-Wash a 1 bunch of broccoli and cut into small florets.

-Peel the stem and cut into bite size pieces.

-Blanch the broccoli in boiling water for 1 minute.

-Drain and set aside.

-Chop up 2 cloves of garlic.

-In a shallow sauté pan or wok, get 3 TBS peanut oil or ghee really hot.

-Add the garlic and cook stirring until soft but not colored.

-The author of this recipe (Nigel Slater) says, “it will appear that there is too much oil but bear with him.”

-Add 1 pound of ground lamb and let it color appetizingly, stirring to break it into small pieces.

-Add the drained broccoli.

-In a small bowl mix the following:

The juice and zest of 1 lime

1 TBS Thai fish sauce (nam pla)

1 tsp sugar

-Add to the hot pan and let sizzle briefly.

-Check for salt and stir in the following:

Some chopped chives or green onions

Fresh shell peas if you have some

2 grated carrots

-Serve warm.