Lamb Shank

You Will Need:

  • 4 Lamb Shanks
  • Carrots – cut into chunks
  • Button Mushrooms
  • 2 Stalks Celery- Finely chopped
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 6 Young/ Small onions – (whole)
  • Half Green pepper – finely chopped
  • 500ml Good Quality Dry Red Wine
  • 1 Can of Chopped Tomatoes
  • Fresh Rosemary ( a handful )
  • Fresh Thyme (a handful)
  • Dried Oregano -one spoon
  • 6 Cloves of Garlic halved
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil 15ml


  • Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper and let them rest.
  • Heat oil in a heavy pot (it must also be oven proof).
  • Sear the shanks till brown, remove from pot and put aside
  • In the same pot with oil, fry onions, green pepper, celery until soft
  • Add carrots, garlic, young onions and herbs and cook for 2min
  • Add can of tomatoes, then lamb shanks and red wine. Let it simmer for 5-10min (Salt& Pepper to taste)
  • Put the whole pot (lid closed) in a heated oven for 2,5hours at 180Degrees C.
  • Add the button mushrooms (whole) just 30 minutes before you finish cooking your shanks.
  • Serve with Mash Potatoes, Roast Veggies, Young Potatoes…. anything reallyπŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ
  • Noni
    Posted at 17:01h, 21 January Reply

    Definitely trying this recipe after my fast

    Posted at 10:00h, 22 January Reply

    You will love it mah! Thank you for stopping by πŸ™‚

  • Celestine
    Posted at 06:09h, 24 January Reply

    Defos making this one πŸ‘ŒπŸ½

      Posted at 14:25h, 24 January Reply

      Please let me know how it comes out Celestine:)

  • Busi
    Posted at 16:03h, 27 January Reply

    I don’t eat red meat but I’m going to try this for iou yami πŸ˜‚looks so yum. Can you kindly add pics of the steps if it isn’t too much of a hasle.

      Posted at 17:17h, 27 January Reply

      Thank you so much friend! Check my Insta stories, I did post some steps there. Will add the steps in the future😊😍

  • Dumakazi
    Posted at 18:13h, 27 January Reply

    Definitely trying all these recipes thanx Philile

      Posted at 18:57h, 27 January Reply

      You will love them. Thank you for stopping by Doc😘

    Posted at 06:00h, 11 March Reply

    Hello! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the great info you have here on this post. I will be coming back to your blog for more soon.

      Posted at 12:00h, 12 March Reply

      thank you

    Posted at 19:47h, 22 January Reply

    I truly appreciate this post.Much thanks again. Fantastic.

      Posted at 16:47h, 27 January Reply

      Pleasure mah

  • T
    Posted at 15:28h, 23 February Reply

    What can I replace the red wine with? I’m strictly prohibited from alcohol.

      Posted at 11:12h, 27 February Reply

      You can use more stock T πŸ™‚

  • Zama Mbili
    Posted at 10:17h, 24 February Reply

    Hello Philile, i really love lamb shanks but i do not drink alcohol what should i use instead of cooking the shanks with dry red wine?

      Posted at 11:10h, 27 February Reply

      Hello Zama, you can totally omit it and just use more Stock instead :)! Hope this helps

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