Mandarin Lamb Shanks Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time2 Hr 20 Min
Ready In2 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Lamb shanks6
 Cooking oil1 Tablespoon
 Canned condensed beef broth10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Long grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned mandarin orange sections11 Ounce (1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 857 Calories from Fat 437

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.7%

Saturated Fat 20.1 g100.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 227.8 mg

Sodium 631.5 mg26.3%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.37 g1.5%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 67 g134.1%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 13%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 35.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In skillet brown the lamb on all sides in a small amount of hot oil; season with salt and pepper.
Add 1 cup water; cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove shanks; set aside.
Measure pan juices; skim off fat and add water to make 1 cup liquid.
Return to skillet with broth, uncooked rice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Return lamb shanks to skillet; cover and simmer till rice is almost tender, about 25 minutes more.
Stir in undrained oranges; simmer 10 minutes.
Arrange rice mixture and lamb shanks on warm serving platter.