13 Jun Beer-braised Lamb Shanks
Looking for a cracker flavour boost to your winter menu? Hearty and warming, try our delicious beer-braised lamb shanks with mashed potato.
|Lamb, shank, fully-trimmed raw||kg||12|
|Garlic, peeled or unpeeled, fresh or frozen raw||Chop||g||110|
|Thyme, dried, ground||g||48|
|Bay Leaf, fresh, leaves & stems||g||1.5|
|Flour, wheat, white plain||g||110|
|Milk, cow, fluid unflavoured||ml||450|
|Butter, plain, no added salt||Chop||g||700|
|Parsley, continental, raw||g||150|
|Mushroom, common, fresh or frozen raw||Chop||kg||1.5|
|Potato, peeled raw||Mashed||kg||3.5|
|Beer, lager or ale style (alcohol 5% v/v & above)||l||2.2|
|Carrot, mature, peeled or unpeeled fresh or frozen raw||g||230|
|Celery, fresh or frozen, raw||g||120|
|Onion, mature, brown skinned peeled raw||Small Dice||g||220|
- Pre heat oven to 140C. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a roasting pan over medium-high heat. Season lamb, then cook, turning, for 8-10 minutes until browned. Remove from pan.
- Add carrot, onion and celery, then cook, stirring, for 3-4 mins until softened. Add the garlic, thyme, rosemary and bay, then cook for a further 2 mins or until fragrant. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, then add the beer, scraping the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Add stock and bring to a simmer. Return lamb shanks to the pan, then cover with baking paper or foil. Cook in the oven for 2 hours or until tender.
- Meanwhile, to make the mashed potato, boil the potatoes in a large pot of salted water until cooked. Drain the water from the pot then place the pot back onto the heat to remove any excess moisture from the potatoes. Mash the potatoes until all lumps are removed. Stir through 725g butter, milk and salt until well combined.
- Place the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and 25g butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes until golden. remove from heat.
|Healthy Choices||Trim all visible fat and increase vegetables.|
|Vegetarian Diet||Replace lamb with lentils and use vegetable stock.|
|Fortified||Replace milk with cream and add cheese to mieliepap.|
|Gluten Free||Use gluten free flour, beer and stock.|
|Dairy Free||Use soy or rice milk.|
|Pureed||Remove all bones and omit parsley.|
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