Lamb Shanks Recipe

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Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time6 Hr 15 Min
Ready In6 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lamb shanks6
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Dash
 Rosemary1 Dash
 Lemon1⁄2 , juiced
 Sauterne wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 760 Calories from Fat 458

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.3%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g101.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 227.8 mg

Sodium 523.8 mg21.8%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.33 g1.3%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 63 g126.7%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 6.4%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 33.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Halve the shank bones and trim off any excess fat on the shanks.

2) In a large skillet, sear the shanks in the heated oil until evenly brown.
3) In a slow cooker, place the shanks and season with the salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, rosemary and marjoram, as desired.
4) Pour over the wine and lemon juice.
5) Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hour or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.
6) About 15 minutes before the serving time, stir in the cornstarch blended with water.
7) Cover and cook on HIGH for 15 minutes.

8) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.