Lamb Steak with Fennel Sauce

Ingredients

2 fresh fennel bulbs
1 cup chicken broth
1 American Lamb center cut leg steak (about 1 pound), 1-inch thick
Salt and pepper to taste
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom or ginger
1/2 cup 2% milk

Directions

Thinly slice fennel. In medium saucepan combine broth and fennel slices. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer 8 minutes or until tender; remove from broth, reserve broth.
Sprinkle lamb steak lightly with salt and pepper.

To Grill:
Cook over medium-hot coals. Grill 4 inches over coals for 14 to 18 minutes or to desired degree of doneness, turning once. Cover and let stand 10 minutes.

To Broil: Cook 4 inches from heat source. Broil for 14 to 18 minutes or to desired degree of doneness, turning once.

In small bowl, combine cornstarch, nutmeg and cardamom. Add milk; mix well. In pan combine milk mixture and broth. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

Pour hot sauce over fennel and serve with sliced lamb steak.

SERVINGS: 4

PREP TIME: 10 Minutes

COOK TIME: 30 Minutes