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Rice Stuffed Lamb Shanks

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Ingredients
  Lamb shanks 2 1⁄2 Pound (4 Short Cuts)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Lemon slices 2
  Whole cloves 3
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery leaves 4
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Take a heavy kettle; heat olive oil and brown meat in it on all sides.
3) Pour enough boiling water to cover the meat and add in lemon, cloves, salt, and pepper.
4) Simmer, covered for 1 1/2 hours and take the shanks out at the end of cooking time.
5) Allow to cool slightly and debone them.
6) From the broth, skim fat and bring to a boil.
7) Stir in rice and cook for about 20 minutes until soft, adding enough water if required.
8) Drain off the broth from the rice saving 1 cup for later use.
9) Add few chopped celery leaves to rice and mix well.
10) Season the rice mixture with salt and pepper and stuff boned shanks with this.

FINALIZING
11) Take a shallow baking dish; put the stuffed shanks in it and pour in the reserved broth.
12) Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated moderate oven.

SERVING
13) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pudding
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 779 Calories from Fat 379

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.7%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 189.9 mg63.3%

Sodium 696.7 mg29%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.8%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 57 g114.5%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 33.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rice Stuffed Lamb Shanks Recipe