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Sweetbreads with Lemon    HT   MC     French 30mins


Serves    Hot   Offal    Main course  Gluten Wheat Free   France  Europe



1 Small Onion, sliced

75g/3oz Butter

450g/1lb Prepared Lambs' Sweetbreads

Salt and White Pepper

2 Egg Yolks

2 tbsp Lemon Juice

150ml/5fl.oz. Fresh Chicken Stock




1. Heat the butter in a frying pan, add the onion and fry till transparent.


2. Cut the sweetbreads into slices. Add to the onions with salt and pepper and fry gently for about 10 minutes, turning frequently, till tender.


3. Remove the pan from the heat. Lift out the sweetbreads with a draining spoon, arrange on a warmed serving dish and keep hot.


4. Beat the egg yolks, lemon juice and stock together with a fork. Add to the pan, return to a low heat and cook stirring till the mixture thickens. Season to taste, pour over the sweetbreads and serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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