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Fruited Lamb Shanks

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  Lamb shanks 4
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey/Light corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Salt and pepper meat and roll in flour; place in a greased casserole or baking pan and cover.
Bake in a moderate oven (350°) for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until meat is tender.
Meanwhile combine currants, prunes, apricots, vinegar, lemon juice, honey or syrup, sugar, spices, and water in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil and cook slowly for about 5 minutes.
Drain fat from the meat, pour the fruit sauce over the meat, cover again and bake in a hot oven (400°) for an additional 30 minutes.
Spoon fruit and pan juice over meat to serve.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3932 Calories from Fat 1676

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g286.2%

Saturated Fat 79.3 g396.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.2 mg303.7%

Sodium 1190.6 mg49.6%

Total Carbohydrates 288 g96.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.1 g56.5%

Sugars 145.9 g

Protein 269 g538.6%

Vitamin A 67.4% Vitamin C 93.7%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 172.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fruited Lamb Shanks Recipe