Lamb shanks with orange & mint

Lamb shanks with orange & mint

A citrus tang adds to the intensity of the sauce.

By , 21 September 2015

(11 votes)

Lamb shanks with orange & mint
  • 7 Hours

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £2.87 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 340g serving contains
  • Energy

    2252KJ

    538KCAL

    27%
  • Fat

    27g

    high

    39%
  • Saturates

    10.8g

    high

    54%
  • Sugars

    8.1g

    low

    9%
  • Salt

    1.2g

    med

    20%
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.