Herbed Lamb Shanks
|Lamb shanks||4 , cracked (With Bones)|
|Onion||1 Large, sliced|
|Green pepper||1 Large, seeded, thinly sliced|
|Tomato juice||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Dry red wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm) (Minced Or Pressed)|
|Thyme leaves||1 Teaspoon|
Place lamb shanks in a 7 by 11 inch baking dish with meaty portions to outside of dish.
Distribute onion and green pepper slices over and around shanks.
In a small bowl, stir together tomato juice, wine, garlic, thyme, savory, and pepper; pour over shanks.
Cover with pleated plastic wrap.
Microwave on medium (50%) for 1 1/4 hours or until shanks are fork tender.
With a slotted spoon, transfer shanks to a rimmed serving platter and top with vegetables.
Skim off and discard fat from juices in dish.
Stir together cornstarch and water.
With a wire whip, blend into juices along with salt to taste.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 4 minutes (stirring after 2 minutes) or until sauce thickens.
Pour over shanks.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3260 Calories from Fat 1663
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 184 g283.7%
Saturated Fat 79.2 g395.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 911.2 mg303.7%
Sodium 1235.6 mg51.5%
Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%
Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.9%
Sugars 29.1 g
Protein 261 g522.1%
Vitamin A 43.7% Vitamin C 384.7%
Calcium 27.6% Iron 151.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet