These make an excellent lunchtime treat. Great for children!


  • 4 lamb steaks (finely sliced)
  • 1 onion (finely sliced)
  • 1 large sweet red pepper (sliced)
  • 1 large courgette (sliced)
  • 3 cloves of peeled black garlic (finely sliced)
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • 0.5 to 1 teaspoon of chilli powder (according to taste)
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tblsp soy sauce
  • 1 tblsp olive oil or stir-fry oil for frying
  • 1 tblsp fresh coriander (chopped)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • tortillas, shredded lettuce and soured cream, to serve
  • black bean sauce (optional)


  • Place the lamb, onion, sweet red peppers, courgettes and black garlic in a non-metallic bowl.
  • Mix the olive oil, lime juice, soy sauce and chilli powder together. Pour over the lamb and vegetables. Leave to marinate for an hour.
  • When you are ready to eat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil or stir fry oil in a wok. Heat until it is hot. Add the meat and vegetable mixture.
  • Stir-fry over a high heat until the meat and vegetables are cooked.
  • Season to taste. Stir through the chopped fresh coriander. As an optional extra a tablespoon of black bean sauce makes a good addition.
  • Serve straight away with tortilla wraps, lettuce and sour cream.


Donal's tip: Substitute the lamb for chicken or for a vegetarian version add different vegetables such as mangetout and baby corn.

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