Three-hour shoulder of lamb in a pot

Lamb shoulder recipes

15 Recipes

Enjoy the succulent flavours of lamb with our finest lamb shoulder recipes. Choose from classic British dishes or try a host of Persian, Greek, Indian and Moroccan recipes.

Three-hour shoulder of lamb


(27 ratings)

This one-pot roast is simplicity itself - cooking the shoulder slowly means the meat will melt away from the bone
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Lamb, coconut & mango pilau


(44 ratings)

Try this fragrant and filling one-pot supper that works just as well with beef and chicken
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Greek lamb with orzo


(194 ratings)

Entertaining doesn't have to equal stress, this spruced up one-pot is perfect for people with little time for preparation...
  • 2 hours and 55 mins
  • More effort

Slow-roasted shoulder of lamb


(23 ratings)

Perfectly marinated meat that melts in the mouth is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Cook this roast for 5 hours, rest, then sprinkle with zesty gremolata
  • 5 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lamb & Dauphinoise hotpot


(4 ratings)

Savour every mouthful of this rich, comforting pie with red wine gravy and potato topping
  • 4 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Lamb souvlaki skewers


(19 ratings)

Make a big batch of these delicious Greek kebabs, then freeze some for a sunny day
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Sort-of Scotch broth


(11 ratings)

An alternative take on the Highland soup with stewed lamb, cabbage and pearl barley
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Curried pulled lamb


(8 ratings)

This meltingly tender shoulder of lamb can be cooked in stages over a few days - serve as the centrepiece for an Indian feast for friends
  • 4 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
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