Lamb Treats

Also known as Rocky Mountain Oysters, Lamb Fries, Lamb Testicles

Mountain Oysters (Lamb Fries)

(Contributed by Jeanne Puget.)

Ingredients Directions
  • About 40 lamb fries per serving
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ onion
  • 2 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A little Tabasco to taste
  • 1 cup water

Wash and clean oysters thoroughly. Boil until tender, about 30 to 45 minutes. Drain throughly. Fry oysters, onion and garlic until brown. Dissolve corn starch in water; add to oysters. Add wine and let simmer until sauce thickens. Add seasonings and serve steaming hot.

Increase quantities for larger amounts.

Lamb Oysters

(Recipe contributed by Catherine Ansolabehere).

Ingredients Directions
  • Lamb oysters (quantity unspecified)
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic, chopped
  • 4 ounces pimentos
  • 4 ounces chili Ortegas, chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • ½ cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper

1. Boil in salt water until all skimming is over, about 40 minutes. Drain in colander and rinse in lukewarm water; st aside to drain.

2. Fry oysters in skillet with a little oil until nuts are lightly browned. Add 1 chopped onion and 4 or 5 chopped garlic; cook until transparent. Add chopped or sliced pimentos (4 ounces or less), 4 ounces of chili Ortegas (chopped), ¼ cup chopped parsley, and season with salt and pepper. Add white wine, about ½ cup, and cook for a few minutes, mixing well. Serve immediately.

Lamb Fries

(Recipe contributed by Mary Ansolabehere, J&F Ansolabehere Co.)

Ingredients Directions
  • 1 quart lamb fries (U.S. quart = approx. 1 litre)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 to 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoon parsley
  • 4 green peppers, chopped or 1 small can Ortega chilies.
  • 1 (7 ounce) can Ortega salsa
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

Cook fries in salted water for about 20 minutes or until done. skim foam from water as it appears. When done, drain and rinse in cold water.

Fry onion and peppers in small amount of oil. When onion and peppers are limp, add garlic and parsley. Add fries and fry for a few minutes. Add Ortega salsa, salt, pepper, and white wine and simmer, covered for about 15 to 20 minutes.

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© 1998 Ronald Florence
Last modified: Fri Jan 30 17:48:03 EST 1998