Braised Lamb Shank With Vegetables

  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • 2 servings
Braised Lamb Shank with Vegetables

Let’s cook this lamb shank so that it borrows some of the best flavors. First pan-sear it coated in olive oil, then bake in a savory vegetable mixture with a cup of red wine added to the baking dish. What you’ll get, is tasty tender meat, ready to be served with a proper side-dish.

Ingredients Needed for Braised Lamb Shank With Vegetables

2 pounds of lamb shank
3 tablespoons of olive oil
salt
pepper
2 medium onions, minced
1 tablespoon butter
2 medium celery sticks, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 cup red wine
2 tablespoons of tomato paste
2 cups of chicken stock
⅔ cup fresh thyme

How to Cook Braised Lamb Shank With Vegetables

  1. Place the lamb shank on the work surface. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and rub in.
  2. Transfer the lamb shank to a grill pan over high heat. Sear the meat for 5 minutes on both sides. Set aside.
  3. Heat the last tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over low heat. Add the onion and butter. Cook and stir until onion is tender.
  4. Add the celery and carrot and stir them in. Add the garlic, season with salt and pepper, and stir in.
  5. Add the red wine and tomato sauce, stir them in, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer the lamb shank to a roomy baking dish. Add the vegetable mixture, the chicken stock, and thyme. Bake for 2 hours at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  7. You can serve the lamb shank with mashed potatoes.

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