On the Lamb

1 lb       lamb shoulder, cut into cubes
1 Tbs      peanut or vegetable oil
1 Tsp      finely chopped garlic
1 Tsp      grated fresh ginger
1 Tbs      dark soy sauce
3 Tbs      sugar
1/2 Tsp    Chinese hot sauce
3/4 Cup    beef stock
2 Tbs      rice wine vinegar
1 Tsp      five spice powder
           Salt to taste

Pat the meat dry with paper towels. Fry quickly in very hot peanut oil in a skillet until the meat is browned all over. Place meat and all other ingredients in a covered casserole and stir together. Cook in a preheated over at 250F for one hour or until meat...