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pressure cooker lamb shanks

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

This is for a stove type pressure cooker. It makes tender, juicy lamb shanks. For a thicker gravy, mix 2 tablespoons of plain flour with 1 ½ tablespoons of water to form a paste. After removing the lamb shanks, stir this paste into the remaining sauce. This is great served with polenta or mashed potatoes.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For pressure cooker lamb shanks

  • 4 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 lg
    lamb shanks
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 3 lg
    carrots, cut into medium-sized chunks
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 md
    tomato, quartered
  • 3/4 c
    red wine
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
    beef bouillon cube

How To Make pressure cooker lamb shanks

  • 1
    Pour the flour into a shallow container. Add a dash of salt and pepper and mix. Coat the lamb shanks in the flour mixture.
  • 2
    Heat the olive oil in the pressure cooker over medium to high heat. Brown the lamb shanks in the hot oil and remove to a plate.
  • 3
    Saute the onion, garlic, oregano and carrots for 4-5 minutes.
  • 4
    Add the tomato paste, tomato, red wine, water and bouillon cube. Stir and bring to a boil then add the lamb shanks back in.
  • 5
    Cover and lock lid on pressure cooker. Bring to pressure. When pressure is reached, turn heat down to low. Continue cooking for 20-25 minutes.
  • 6
    Release pressure naturally. Remove lamb shanks from pressure cooker and transfer to serving dish.