Casserole of Lamb Shanks in Red Wine

This rich lamb shank casserole is perfect for entertaining guest or to feed a family of four. Try it with mashed sweet potato and some wedges of fresh pumpkin.

Casserole of Lamb Shanks in Red Wine

Casserole of Lamb Shanks in Red Wine

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Author: The Cook
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  • 4 lamb shanks
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 500 ml 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 750 ml red wine
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Recipe Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160°C.
  • Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper.
  • In the pan, brown the lamb shanks on all sides in olive oil. Remove from pan and put into a casserole dish to stand.
  • In the same frying pan, place the carrots, onions, garlic, bay leaves and rosemary. Cook slowly until nicely coloured.
  • Pour red wine, beef stock, and the brown sugar into the frying pan. Stir gently & bring to a low boil.
  • Pour the wine mixture over the lamb shanks; top up with water if needed.
  • Cover the dish and put in oven; cook for 2½ - 3 hours until very tender.
  • Remove the lamb shanks then skim the fat off the top of the red wine juices.
  • Mix together cornflour with just a bit of cold water and whisk the cornflour mixture into the red wine juices to give desired consistency.

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Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg

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