This recipe for Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks makes a hearty, slow-cooked dish. The succulent lamb meat ends up, melt in your mouth tender and because it's made in the slow cooker, you can make it all year round without heating up the kitchen!
Heat the oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Sprinkle lamb on all sides with salt and pepper. Add lamb to pot and brown on all sides.
Transfer lamb to slow cooker.
Add vegetables. Sauté to soften slightly, about 3-5 minutes.
Mix in tomato & anchovy paste. Mix in cinnamon, juniper berries & salt & pepper. Sprinkle in the flour and coat the vegetables.
Add the stock and vermouth. Bring to a boil to cook off the alcohol and thicken the sauce, stirring occasionally, boil for 3-4 minutes until thick. Pour the vegetable/sauce mixture over the lamb in the slow cooker.
Cook on 3-8 hours - 3 hours on high, 5 hours on medium and 8 hours on low
Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 455Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Vitamin A 5340IU107%
Vitamin C 7.8mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.