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Luscious Lamb Shanks

Serves: 4
Total cooking time: 180 mins
Luscious Lamb Shanks

IngredientsHIDESHOW

  • Ingredients for 2
  • 2 lamb shanks
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 10 kalamata olives
  • 500 ml lamb stock
  • Chopped tarragon for garnishing

Are anchovies usually not your thing? Don’t worry, the savoury saltiness of anchovies always brings out the best flavours out of lamb.

  1. Chop the onion, carrot & garlic cloves finely in a food processor.
  2. Turn on oven to 160°c or gas mark 3.
  3. In a pot, add the olive oil & anchovies and mix them together on medium heat.
  4. Add the finely chopped onion, carrot & garlic and fry them for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add the tomato paste, rosemary & bay leaves and stir.
  6. Add the lamb stock and olives and bring to the boil.
  7. Add the lamb shanks and cook for 2-3 hours uncovered to allow the meat to brown.
  8. Turn the lamb shanks half way through cooking.
  9. Serve on a bed of mash, pour juices over, pour a glass of PepperBox Shiraz and enjoy!