Braised lamb shank on a plate

Lamb shank recipes

11 Recipes

Discover our collection of succulent slow-cooked lamb shank recipes. This tender meat is delicious when braised and served in curries, stews, roasts and pies.

Braised lamb shanks


(73 ratings)

Lamb shanks are good value, and as each one is a portion, serving is a cinch. You can braise the shanks up to two days ahead
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort

Slow cooker lamb shanks


(22 ratings)

Make this slow cooker lamb shank recipe for chilly evenings when you need something simple and hearty. Serve with mash, fettucine or a crispy baked potato
  • 5 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sticky spiced lamb shanks


(26 ratings)

This hearty, slow-cooked lamb dish is perfect for two to share as the nights start drawing in
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lamb shank Madras


(23 ratings)

While it takes time, this hearty one-pot lamb curry is easy and you can make it two days in advance for even better flavour. Serve with naan bread and rice
  • 4 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Sweet spiced lamb shanks with quince


(7 ratings)

A cross between a Persian stew and Moroccan tagine, the spices in this slow cooked one-pot are mellow. Serve with rice, couscous or flatbreads
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Lamb shank, pea & mint pie


(4 ratings)

Slow cook lamb shanks to fill this traditional shortcrust suet pastry pie with a light twist - add greens and plenty of herbs
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

All-in-one posh lamb balti


(18 ratings)

Feed a crowd with this gorgeous slow-cooked curry made from tender lamb shanks
  • 4 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?