Basic Braised Lamb Shanks

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
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 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


  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 451 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 159mg cholesterol, 2419mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 48g protein.

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