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Braised Lamb Shanks

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Ingredients
  Lamb fore shanks 4
  Fat/Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Carrot 1 , diced
  Diced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Skinned chopped tomatoes/Canned tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Beef stock/Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Brown lamb shanks in hot fat or oil in a frying pan (with lid) over a moderately high heat.
Pour off all but a little of the fat and reduce heat.
Add onion, garlic if used, carrot and celery and cook until onion is soft.
Stir in tomatoes, salt, pepper, sugar, stock or water and Worcestershire sauce.
Spoon some of the vegetable mixture over the shanks, cover and simmer for 1 1/2-2 hours or until tender.
It may be necessary to add a little more liquid to the pan during cooking.
Check flavor before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Lamb

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