Lamb shanks with orange & mint

Lamb shanks with orange & mint

A citrus tang adds to the intensity of the sauce.

By , 21 September 2015
Lamb shanks with orange & mint
  • Ready in: 420 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £2.87 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 340g serving contains
  • Fat 27
    39%
  • Sat Fat 10.8
    54%
  • Sugar 8.1
    9%
  • Salt 1.2
    20%
  • Cals 538
    27%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 662kJ/158kcal.
Ingredients
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 Butcher's Selection Lamb Shank Joints, 377g each
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • Zest 1 small orange
  • 75ml fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp redcurrant jelly
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 500ml lamb stock, made with 1 cube
  • 1 level tbsp cornflour
  • Extra Special Potato Mash, to serve
  • Asda Hand Shelled Peas, to serve
  • Chantenay carrots, to serve
Method
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan. Cook the shallots over a medium heat until golden.

  • Put in a slow cooker with all the ingredients, except the cornflour. Cook for 6-8 hours (3hrs 30mins in the oven).

  • Transfer to a serving dish. Pour the liquid into a pan. Mix the cornflour with a splash of water, then add. Bring to the boil, simmer for 1 min, stirring. Pour the sauce over the meat and serve with mash and veg.