Lamb Shanks Cooked With Wine & Apricots Recipe

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Lamb Shanks cooked with wine & apricots

JR Mattsen

By
@nzJen

Recipe copied from House Beautiful (chef Simon Rimmer)


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
lamb shanks
1
leek, roughly chopped
4
celery sticks, roughly chopped
2
carrots, roughly chopped
2
onions, roughly chopped
1
garlic bulb
1
bay leaf
1 Tbsp
thyme leaves
1 Tbsp
rosemary, chopped
500 ml
chicken stock
250 ml
red wine
150 ml
port
100 g
dried apricots

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 150C
2
Heat oil in large ovenproof casserole dish, big enough to take four lamb shanks & then some - cook shanks until browned & sealed on all sides, then remove from dish
3
Add all veg & garlic to the dish & cook, stirring, for 2 min.
4
Add herbs & put the lamb back in pan, placing it on top of the veg. Add the stock, wine, port & apricots (cut in half)
5
Put lid on & cook shanks in the oven for at least 2 1/2 hours, 3 hours is better, until meat falls off bone.
6
Serve with mash & green veg.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Roasts, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: English
Hashtags: #main, #lamb, #shank