Lemon Pepper Lamb Fries (Lemon Pepper Mountain Oysters)


A zesty mix of lemon and tangy peppers with buttery lamb fries more tender than any chicken. Great for a romantic, interesting dinner for two.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 servings


  • 12 lamb fries (testicles)

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 3 Armenian chile peppers, seeded and sliced

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • ½ cup fresh spinach, trimmed and coarsely chopped

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Slice each lamb fry in half lengthwise, and remove from the membrane; set aside.

  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the lamb fries, and cook for about a minute until they begin to firm and change color. Stir in the Armenian peppers, onion, spinach, and butter. Season with lemon juice, lemon pepper, and salt. Cook and stir until the lamb fries are firm and white in the center, and the liquid from the vegetables has cooked down, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

586 Calories
45g Fat
10g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 586
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 20g 99%
Cholesterol 393mg 131%
Sodium 1143mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 136mg 678%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 682mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.