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Braised Lamb Shanks with Mustard and Gremolata
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9 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 3HRS

Braised Lamb Shanks with Mustard and Gremolata

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A slow-cooked lamb glazed in a mustard sauce and served with a bright gremolata. A simple meal to master and cook for guests.
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My name is Aysegull, but feel free to call me “Ice,” as most friends do.
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A slow-cooked lamb glazed in a mustard sauce and served with a bright gremolata. A simple meal to master and cook for guests.
3HRS
Total Time
$8.46
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Lamb Shank
4
Lamb Shanks
Kosher Salt
1/2 Tbsp
Dijon Mustard
1 Tbsp
Dijon Mustard
Lemon
1
Lemon, zested, juiced
zest from the whole lemon and 1 1/2 Tbsp juice per 4 servings
Garlic
2 cloves
Parmesan Polenta
to taste
Parmesan Polenta
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
934
Fat
61.4 g
Protein
84.8 g
Carbs
4.3 g
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step 1
Trim the Lamb Shanks (4). Rinse lamb shanks under running water. Dry them thoroughly with paper towels.
step 2
Mix Kosher Salt (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), and Granulated Sugar (1 tsp) in a small bowl.
step 2 Mix Kosher Salt (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), and Granulated Sugar (1 tsp) in a small bowl.
step 3
Massage the lamb shanks with the salt-pepper-sugar mixture, making sure to coat all sides.
step 4
Place lamb shanks in a Dutch oven (or a heavy bottom pan with a lid) on a single layer.
step 5
Cover and cook in low heat, turning shanks once or twice, until meat is fork-tender and almost falling off the bone. This takes around 2 ½ to 3 hours.
step 6
Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of the liquid in the pan and stir it together with Dijon Mustard (1 Tbsp) and the juice from Lemon (1).
step 7
Spoon it over the lamb shanks. Turn the heat off and let it marinate for 10 minutes.
step 7 Spoon it over the lamb shanks. Turn the heat off and let it marinate for 10 minutes.
step 8
Finely chop the Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1/2 cup). Mince the Garlic (2 cloves).
step 8 Finely chop the Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1/2 cup). Mince the Garlic (2 cloves).
step 9
To make the Gremolata, combine finely chopped Italian parsley, minced garlic and lemon zest in a bowl.
step 10
When ready to serve, garnish each lamb shanks with a tablespoon of gremolata and Parmesan Polenta (to taste).
step 10 When ready to serve, garnish each lamb shanks with a tablespoon of gremolata and Parmesan Polenta (to taste).
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Gluten-Free
Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Lamb
Dinner
Italian
Whole Grains
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