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Holiday Lamb Shanks with Minted Mash

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  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lamb shanks 2 1⁄10 Kilogram (6 Pieces, 350 Grams Each)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Carrots 2 , peeled and chopped
  Celery stalks 1⁄2 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), 2 clove chopped, 1 clove peeled
  Red wine 300 Milliliter
  Lamb stock 300 Milliliter (Made From A Cube)
  Canned chopped tomatoes 400 Gram
  Red currant jelly 2 Tablespoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Chopped fresh rosemary 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 50 Gram
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh mint 2 Tablespoon
  Old potatoes 800 Gram, mashed

# Preheat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas Mark 4. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the lamb shanks and fry for 8mins, turning occasionally until browned all over. Transfer to a roasting tin. Add the onions, carrots, celery and garlic and sauté for 2 mins.
# Add the wine, stock tomatoes, redcurrant jelly, bay and rosemary and bring to the boil. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the lamb shanks, cover the tin and bake for 2- 21/2 hours or until meltingly tender. Remove the lamb from the oven and baste the shanks with the juices a couple of times during cooking.
# For the minted mash, Cut the potatoes into large chunks, place in a large pan and cover with cold water. Add the garlic clove and a good pinch of salt, then bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15mins or until tender. Drain in a colander then return to the pan. Add the butter, then mash the potatoes and garlic until lump free. Add the milk and mint and use a fork to whisk until lightly and fluffy.
# Remove the lamb from the oven. Transfer the shanks to a plate and keep warm. Mix the cornflour to a smooth paste with a little water. Place the casserole on the hob and bring to the boil, stirring until the sauce thickens slightly. A Season to taste. Arrange the shanks on 6 warm plates, spoon over the juices and serve with the minted mash.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
160 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Looking for a delicious indulgence for your celebratory event? Then you simply can't go wrong with this dainty, minty lamb shank recipe. The chef reproduces a classic recipe of this holiday favorite that isn't just a breeze to make, but easy to serve too. Watch the video and duplicate the recipe accordingly to wow your guests.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1041 Calories from Fat 517

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.6%

Saturated Fat 25.3 g126.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 253.2 mg84.4%

Sodium 488.2 mg20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28.2%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 71 g143%

Vitamin A 89.5% Vitamin C 68.7%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 50.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Holiday Lamb Shanks With Minted Mash Recipe Video