Mediterranean-style lamb shanks

Mediterranean-style lamb shanks


Let us give shanks - in a tender, rich stew to have now or freeze for later.

The ingredient of Mediterranean-style lamb shanks

  1. 1 tablespoon plain flour
  2. 4 French-trimmed lamb shanks
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
  5. 1 garlic clove, crushed
  6. 1 medium carrot, peeled, finely diced
  7. 2 celery stalks, finely diced
  8. 1/4 cup tomato paste
  9. 1 cup red wine
  10. 410g can crushed tomatoes
  11. 2 Massel beef style stock cubes, crumbled
  12. 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  13. 2 dried bay leaves
  14. Soft polenta (see note), to serve
  15. Fresh basil leaves, to serve

The instruction how to make Mediterranean-style lamb shanks

  1. Place flour in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add shanks. Toss to coat. Heat half the oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan over high heat. Cook shanks, in batches, turning, for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-high. Heat remaining oil in pan. Add onion, garlic, carrot and celery. Cook for 3 minutes or until onion has softened. Add tomato paste. Stir to combine. Add wine, tomato, stock, 2 cups cold water, thyme and bay leaves. Stir to combine. Add shanks. Cover with lid. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. Remove lid. Simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is tender and falling off the bone. Remove and discard bay leaves. Serve with soft polenta and basil.

Nutritions of Mediterranean-style lamb shanks

calories: 363.997 calories
calories: 19 grams fat
calories: 5 grams saturated fat
calories: 10 grams carbohydrates
calories: 7 grams sugar
calories: 30 grams protein
calories: 94 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 684.01 milligrams sodium
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