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Lamb shank recipes

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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.


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  • Braised lamb shanks

    Braised lamb shanks

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.87 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

  • Lamb stew with mashed potatoes on plate and stew in dish

    Slow-cooker lamb shanks

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    Make this slow-cooker lamb shank recipe for chilly evenings when you need something simple and hearty. Serve with mash, fettuccine or a crispy baked potato

  • Sticky spiced lamb shanks

    Sticky spiced lamb shanks

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.27 ratings

    This hearty, slow-cooked lamb dish is perfect for two to share as the nights start drawing in

  • A casserole dish serving Lamb shank madras

    Lamb shank madras

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.33 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

  • Sweet spiced lamb shanks with quince

    Sweet spiced lamb shanks with quince

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 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

  • Lamb shank, pea & mint pie

    Lamb shank, pea & mint pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Slow cook lamb shanks to fill this traditional shortcrust suet pastry pie with a light twist - add greens and plenty of herbs

  • All-in-one posh lamb balti

    All-in-one posh lamb balti

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    Feed a crowd with this gorgeous slow-cooked curry made from tender lamb shanks

  • A serving dish with braised lamb, spring veg & gremolata

    Braised lamb with spring veg & gremolata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Treat your family to a Sunday roast of succulent lamb shanks and a tasty gremolata made with parsley, lemon zest and garlic cloves

  • Kleftiko-style lamb shanks in a oven dish

    Kleftiko-style lamb shanks

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make these Greek-style lamb shanks for a one-pot dinner that's sure to please – and without too much washing-up. Lemon, herbs and feta mean it's full of flavour

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