Saturday, May 7, 2011

Moroccan Lamb Shanks Recipe

The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Moroccan Lamb Shanks Recipe. Enjoy quick & easy recipes  and learn how to make Moroccan Lamb Shanks. 

Great tasting and easy to make, just throw everything in and let it slow cook in the oven.

Yield: 4 | Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


22 2/11 mlolive oil
4 lamb shanks; French-Trimmed
2 wholeRed onions; thinly sliced
2 clovesGarlic; crushed
1 tablespoonMiddle Eastern Spice Mix; (masterfoods spice mix)
426 gTomatoes; crushed
240 mlLow-salt beef stock
400 gChick peas; drained, rinsed
79 19/20 gBaby spinach leaves; trimmed


1. Preheat oven to 170?C. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add lamb shanks. Cook, turning, for 5 minutes or until browned. Transfer to an ovenproof dish.

2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, garlic, spice mix and remaining oil to frying pan. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until soft. Add tomatoes and beef stock. Bring to the boil. Pour over lamb. Cover dish tightly.

3. Place lamb in oven. Cook for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in chickpeas. Cover and return to oven. Cook for a further 25 minutes or until lamb is tender. Remove from oven. Stir through spinach. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve with plain rice, fried rice, cous cous, mashed potatoes or similar. Top with lamb shanks. Spoon over sauce. Serve.

Source: Super Food Ideas - September 2005 , Page 70 (Recipe by Kerrie Mullins, Photography by Louise Lister)

More Middle Eastern Soup Recipes: 

Middle-East Style Stew/Soup
Middle Eastern-style lentil & spinach soup
Moroccan chicken, carrot and chickpea soup
Moroccan Harira
Moroccan chickpea soup
Harira Recipe  

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