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Taste of a Traveller


Ep 6 - Lamb, Basil and Chilli - fast and furious

Taste of a Traveller on TV ONE and TVNZ OnDemand


300g Quality Mark Lamb Steaks or Backstrap - sliced

2 tbsp Olivado Peanut Oil

1 onion sliced

1 garlic sliced

½ capsicum

2 chilies

1 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tbsp Asian Home Gourmet Soy Sauce

¼ cup chicken stock

pinch sugar

Handful of Thai basil

Garnish – fresh basil (Thai)




Heat a wok on high. Add the oil, onion and garlic then the lamb stir fry quickly until lightly browned.


Add the chili and capsicum and combine, then add the oyster, soy sauce and stock, season with ½ tsp sugar, and combine.


Finally throw in the Thai basil and stir for 20 seconds.


Remove from heat and serve.


Garnish with fresh coriander


For those in a hurry, use Asian Home Gourmet Szechuan Chili Ginger Garlic paste.