Basic Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe
- 2 lamb shanks (1 pound each)
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
- Place lamb in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Combine the broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and mustard; pour over meat. Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until the meat is tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Medium-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.
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This was DELICIOUS! I will definitely be making this again
I was unsure the best way to cook lamb shanks, so I searched tasteofhome.com and found this recipe. They tasted great, as if I'd been cooking lamb shanks for years! I served mine with acorn squash.
Great as written, I loved, my wife not a big fan of lamb shanks said it was good.
Just the recipe I was looking for as it feeds two and there are still some left overs.
I tried this recipe and they were delicious. I increased the cooking time to 3 hours at 325 degrees. I also added 1/4 cups of Teriyakie sauce.
I tried this recipe out, and keverwann is right about the increased time and tenderness; I put it in my oven @ 325F as instructed, and it wasn't what I expected, nor did it look like the picture. I put it back for an extra 1.5hrs, and it was more tender/looked more like the picture. It was excellent with mint jelly. Thank you for sharing this recipe!