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Basic Braised Lamb Shanks

 Basic Braised Lamb Shanks
A FRIEND shared this recipe with me many years ago. My son-in-law loves these lamb shanks as part of a hearty meal with baked potatoes, a hot vegetable and fresh fruit salad. Of course, I include mint jelly on the side. -Jeanne McNamara, Camillus, New York
2 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 451 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 159 mg cholesterol, 2,419 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 48 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.