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Lamb, Lime, and Mango Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Total: 32 min.
A tropical taste delight that will tempt any diner to earth their salad first.


  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 10 cilantro stems (reserve leaves)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 3 Tbs peanut oil, divided
  • 12 ounces lamb steak or shoulder chops, trimmed of fat
  • 1 head frisée lettuce, leaves washed and dried
  • 1 small firm, ripe mango, peeled, cut from pit, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, seeded. peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 large green onions, including light green parts, sliced
  • Lime Dressing1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp fresh red Thai or jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp brown sugar, packed


  • In a food processor, combine the garlic, cilantro stems, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Spread the paste on both sides of the lamb; marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Warm remaining oil in a large, heavy skillet, cooking the steak or chop on each side 5 to 6 minutes for medium-rare.
  • Remove from pan and let cool.
  • For the salad, cut the lamb into strips.
  • Divide the lettuce leaves among four plates and arrange the mango, avocado, greens, and strips of lamb on top.
  • Lime DressingIn a small bowl, combine lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, peppers, and brown sugar, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  • To serve: Drizzle the salad with the dressing and scatter the reserved cilantro leaves over the top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 383
  Calories from Fat 210 (55%)
(37%)Total Fat 24g
(25%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(19%)Cholesterol 57mg
(35%)Sodium 833mg
(32%)Potassium 1104mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(33%)Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 13g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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