Sunday, 30 July 2017

Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks

This cooking method is awesome! I had it in the slow cooker in the middle of the night and woke up to an irresistible aroma. For all kinds of meat that should be cooked long until the protein brakes down, this is a way to do. The best thing is, the moment you have done your prep work and closed the lid on the cooker, you are done. No need to check up or stir.

I was at my Turkish supermarket and the butcher gave me 3 good sized lamb shanks. A total of 1,5 kg.

recipe for 3:
3 lamb shanks
1 big red onion
1 regular white onion
6 cloves of garlic
2 bay leaves
7 juniper berries
1 whole peel of a lemon
2 carrots
2 tbsp flour
500 ml lamb stock
250 ml rosé wine
salt and pepper
1 tsp pul bieber
1 tbsp tomato paste
3 tbsp butter

Heat the butter in a skillet and season the lamb shanks with salt all over. Brown them all around in the butter and place  them  in the slow cooker.
Cut onions into half rings and leave the peeled garlic whole.
Crush the juniper berries.

In the same pan saute the onions and garlic, add tomato paste and carrots, add flour and let it coat everything.
Fill it with the liquid and let it bubble until it thickens, season.
Pour it over the lamb shanks and close the lid
Cook for 7 hours.
It will fall off the bone.

Serve it with some green beans and mash.

1 comment:

  1. I am a big fan of lamb! Most of the people in my family dont like it but i am the black sheep and love it! will try it