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Get warm and cosy away from those long wintry nights with this really simple recipe for Lamb shanks with mint gravy. Suitable for 2 hungry adults.

What You'll Need

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (gas mark 6)
  2. Place lamb shanks in a lidded ovenproof dish and place in the oven for approx 30 minutes.
  3. Make your gravy and add the concentrated mint sauce to taste.
  4. Remove dish from the oven and drain away any excess liquid that may have cooked out of the lamb shanks.
  5. Add the minted gravy to the dish with the lamb shanks 
  6. Lower the temperature of the oven to 150 degrees C/ Gas Mark 2 and cook for at least a further 90 minutes or until the shanks are tender. The meat should be starting to fall from the bone.

Tips

  • The key to a great tasting dish is great quality ingredients, so please do try to source quality British lamb whenever you can. 
  • Serve with mashed potatoes.
  • If you like it minty, just pop a load more mint sauce in, simple.
  • If you're serving more guests, then just throw in more lamb shanks (1 per adult).

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    Written by Shirley @TrueBitesUK — November 19, 2014

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