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Sliced Beef Shanks Braised in Merlot

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Shanks of beef, veal, lamb or game is perfectly suitable to be braised slowly in wine. The cooking liquid and gentle heat of slowly simmering breaks down the collagen, producing a wonderful texture and great flavor, unlike any other part of the animal.
Sliced Beef Shanks Braised in Merlot Recipe | SideChef
Shanks of beef, veal, lamb or game is perfectly suitable to be braised slowly in wine. The cooking liquid and gentle heat of slowly simmering breaks down the collagen, producing a wonderful texture and great flavor, unlike any other part of the animal.
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2hr 30min
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Serves 4
3 slices
Beef Shank
to taste
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
2 Tbsp
2
Medium  Carrots
2
Large  Onions
3 cups
Merlot
1 Tbsp
Garlic Paste
1/2 Tbsp
Fresh Oregano
2 cups
Beef Stock
1 Tbsp
Scallions , sliced
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
513
FAT
13.7 g
PROTEIN
40.9 g
CARBS
21.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Season Beef Shank (3 slices) with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste) .
Step 2
Saute in Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) on both sides until browned, remove meat, reserve.
Step 3
Cut Carrots (2) and Onions (2) into large dice, saute until caramelized.
Step 4
Add Merlot (3 cups) , Canned Tomato Purée (1 cup) , Bay Leaves (3) , Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp) , Fresh Oregano (1/2 Tbsp) , and Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste) .
Step 5
Add Beef Stock (2 cups) , cover, simmer until beef is tender but NOT falling apart, about 2-3 hours, depending on the thickness of the shank slices.
Step 6
Remove the marrow from each shank bone, set aside. Remove the bone from each slice without ripping the shanks apart.
Step 7
With a slotted spoon remove the vegetables from the sauce, reserve; strain the sauce through a fine mesh sieve, check and adjust seasoning.
Step 8
Mix Scallions (1 Tbsp) and Fresh Cilantro (1 tsp) with the vegetables.
Step 9
Plate the shanks in a deep serving dish.
Step 10
Add the sauce, top with the vegetables; side with pasta, rice, potatoes or rustic bread.
Step 11
Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
513
% Daily Value*
Fat
13.7 g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.2 g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
68.2 mg
23%
Carbohydrates
21.4 g
8%
Fiber
4.2 g
15%
Sugars
10.2 g
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Protein
40.9 g
82%
Sodium
548.8 mg
24%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
77.2 mg
6%
Iron
5.4 mg
30%
Potassium
1445.8 mg
31%
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