Lamb shanks in cranberry sauce

Lamb Shanks In Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Elizabeth Hatfield


Being from Australia we love lamb. however my husband does not. This is one of 2 dishes out of the many I have tried on him that he actually likes & is happy to eat.

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20 Min
2 Hr 30 Min
Convection Oven


1 Tbsp
olive oil
lamb shanks, french trimmed
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
chicken broth
1 c
red wine
cranberry sauce, tin, whole berries
1/4 c
rosemary sprigs, fresh
mashed potatoes, to serve
green beans, fresh toserve

How to Make Lamb shanks in cranberry sauce


  • 1Preheat oven to 400F. Heat oil in a large, heavy-based, flameproof dish over high heat. Cook shanks, in two batches for 4 - 5 minutes on each side or until browned on all sides. Remove to a plate
  • 2Melt butter in dish until sizzling. Add flour and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat & slowly add stock, wine & cranberry sauce. Season with salt & pepper, return to heat and bring to a boil. Add lamb and rosemary.
  • 3Cover dish, transfer to oven & bake for 1 hour. Remove lid & bake for a further 30 minutes or until shanks are tender. Serve with potato & beans.

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About Lamb shanks in cranberry sauce

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: Australian
Hashtag: #easy