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Spiced Lamb Skewers - Yang Rou Chuan

Prep: 15 Mins

Cook: 20 Mins

Get the BBQ ready this for Bank Holiday Easter weekend, these juicy lamb skewers are a winning dish.

  • 300g lamb shoulder cut into chunks

  • 300g button mushrooms

  • 1 aubergine

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Bamboo skewers soaked in water

Spice mix

  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds

  • 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns

  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds

  • 1 tbsp of salt

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

The Marinade

  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing cooking wine

  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 ½ tbsp spice mix

  • ½ tsp cornflour

  • A pinch of salt

  • A pinch of sugar

  • Cut the aubergine into cubes, make your aubergine and mushroom skewers and set aside.

  • Heat a frying pan to medium. Toast the peppercorns, coriander and fennel seeds for 2 -3 minutes until fragrant. Transfer the whole spices to a mortar, add the rest of the spices and pound until you get a fine spice mix. Alternatively you can use a spice grinder. Transfer the spice mix onto a shaker and set aside.

  • Marinade the pieces of lamb with all the marinade ingredients, making sure all lamb is well coated. Refrigerate for at least an hour, ideally overnight.

  • Make the lamb skewers, alternating lean pieces of meat with the fatty ones. Set aside until you are ready to cook.

  • Brush a griddle pan with vegetable oil and heat it to high. Once smoking hot place the lamb skewers, and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, making sure you dust more of your spice mix half way through cooking. Set aside and start cooking your vegetable skewers, season well and grill for approximately 10 minutes until they are cooked all the way through.

  • Enjoy your skewers with a nice cold drink.

How To Make Spiced Lamb Skewers - Yang Rou Chuan

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  • 300g lamb shoulder cut into chunks

  • 300g button mushrooms

  • 1 aubergine

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Bamboo skewers soaked in water

Spice mix

  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds

  • 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns

  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds

  • 1 tbsp of salt

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

The Marinade

  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing cooking wine

  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 ½ tbsp spice mix

  • ½ tsp cornflour

  • A pinch of salt

  • A pinch of sugar


  • Cut the aubergine into cubes, make your aubergine and mushroom skewers and set aside.

  • Heat a frying pan to medium. Toast the peppercorns, coriander and fennel seeds for 2 -3 minutes until fragrant. Transfer the whole spices to a mortar, add the rest of the spices and pound until you get a fine spice mix. Alternatively you can use a spice grinder. Transfer the spice mix onto a shaker and set aside.

  • Marinade the pieces of lamb with all the marinade ingredients, making sure all lamb is well coated. Refrigerate for at least an hour, ideally overnight.

  • Make the lamb skewers, alternating lean pieces of meat with the fatty ones. Set aside until you are ready to cook.

  • Brush a griddle pan with vegetable oil and heat it to high. Once smoking hot place the lamb skewers, and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, making sure you dust more of your spice mix half way through cooking. Set aside and start cooking your vegetable skewers, season well and grill for approximately 10 minutes until they are cooked all the way through.

  • Enjoy your skewers with a nice cold drink.

How To Make Spiced Lamb Skewers - Yang Rou Chuan

Saiphin Moore from UK's most popular Thai chain Rosa’s Thai Cafe shows us how to cook the most authentic Pad Thai with her Prawn Pad

INSPIRED BY OUR TIPS AND RECIPES?

Why not check out our exclusive School of Wok ranges below - From our popular woks to our fun and inspiring cooking classes, we cater for all of your culinary needs!

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