Sorta Irish Poutine

Why sorta Irish poutine? Whiskey, lamb, and potatoes of course. What is more Irish than that?Classic cheese curds come to the party along with mint and basil. Some chicken stock and we have a hearty party food or dinner. The whiskey brings out the lamb, and who doesn’t like cheese fries? I hope you like it.

4 tablespoons olive oil
16 ounces lamb bratwurst (Hayfield Farms)
1 yellow onion, diced
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons fresh mint, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh basil, chopped
4 ounces butter
4 tablespoons Wondra flour
2 ounces Irish whiskey
16 ounces chicken stock
1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
16 ounces French fries cooked to package directions.
16 ounces cheese curds

Heat a large skillet to medium and add bratwurst and cook for 2 minutes per side and remove.

Add onions and mushrooms and cook for 8 minutes stirring occasionally.

Add butter and Wondra flour and stir. Cook for 3 minutes.

Add whiskey and stir.

Cut sausage into bite size pieces.

Add salt, pepper and red pepper to pan.

Add mint and basil and allow to thicken.

Add sausage back to pan.

Cook French fries.

Assembly:
French fries
Cheese curds
Lamb sausage gravy

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