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Braised lamb shanks is a slow cooked meat dish that can be served with rice or flatbreads. Spicy and rich, this lamb shanks preparation is flavored with parsley and curry powder along with a dash of cayenne for the heat. A milder version can be easily achieved with a less use of hot spices.
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lamb shanks 2 Medium
  Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Curry powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash

Combine flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper.
Coat lamb shanks on all sides in seasoned flour.
Brown evenly in hot oil.
Stir in onion and garlic; cook till tender but not brown.
Add remaining ingredients; cook, covered, over low heat till tender, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Turn meat once or twice during cooking.
Skim excess fat from sauce before serving with meat.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 415 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.3%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 113.9 mg38%

Sodium 221.5 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.82 g3.3%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 33 g65.6%

Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 11.6%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe