Cut from the shoulder, lamb shanks are perfect for braising with flavorful seasonings. From lamb shanks braised with root vegetables to spicy Moroccan versions, these easy recipes are a snap to assemble.
Lamb shanks are an underutilized and wonderfully flavorful cut of lamb. Ideal for crockery cookers, the meat is tender enough to fall off the bone. Infused with orange and spices, it is the perfect warming supper to serve on chilly late winter evenings.
Slow cook apricots, plums, raisins, lemon juice, and spices to allow the flavors in this Moroccan dish to meld together.
This one-dish recipe has options for meals to come. Make and serve now and reserve some to store and reheat. Look for dried French green lentils (Puy lentils), with packages of other lentil varieties in the dried bean section of supermarkets.
Lamb shanks are the base for this slow-simmering meal-in-a-bowl.