Braised lamb shank on a plate

Lamb shank 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.

85 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 40 mins
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67 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Meltingly tender and full of classic Asian flavours, these lamb shanks are perfect for freezing

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
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26 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Couscous goes well with the North African flavours of this dish

4 hrs
More effort
46 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

5 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

5 hrs and 30 mins
More effort
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A beautifully balanced, slow-cooked toddler meal - by combining iron-rich lamb with vitamin-C-rich veg, you’ll be optimising your child's ability to absorb iron

3 hrs
Easy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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