Lamb Shanks: Oven Recipe



Lamb shanks are a delicious and hearty dish that is perfect for family dinners or special occasions. They can be cooked in a variety of ways, but one of the best methods is to use Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub and bake them in the oven. In this blog post, we'll guide you through the process of preparing and cooking lamb shanks with Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub in your home oven.

This recipe is perfect for kids and your family because lamb shanks are a great source of protein, iron and zinc, which are important nutrients for growing bodies. By cooking the lamb shanks with Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub, you'll create a delicious and flavourful meal that even the pickiest eaters will love. Plus, the slow-cooking process makes the lamb shanks tender and easy to eat, making it a great meal for kids who are still developing their chewing skills. So gather your family around the dinner table and enjoy this delicious and nutritious meal together!


What you'll need:

Preparing the Lamb Shanks:

1. Preheat your oven to 160°C (320°F).

2. Rub each lamb shank with salt, pepper, and Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub, making sure to coat each shank evenly.




3. Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

4. Once the oil is hot, sear each lamb shank until golden brown on all sides.

5. Remove the lamb shanks from the frying pan and place them in a large roasting dish.


Cooking the Lamb Shanks:


1. Cover the roasting dish with foil and bake in the oven for 2.5 to 3 hours or until the lamb shanks are cooked through.




2. After 2.5 hours, remove the foil and continue cooking for another 30 minutes to allow the lamb shanks to develop a crispy crust.

3. To ensure that the lamb shanks are cooked to perfection, use a meat thermometer to check that the internal temperature has reached 71°C (160°F).




Serving Suggestions:

1. Serve the lamb shanks with mashed potatoes or roasted vegetables.

2. Drizzle some of the juices from the roasting dish over the lamb shanks for added flavour.

3. Garnish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or thyme.






Cooking lamb shanks with Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub in your home oven is a simple and delicious way to impress your family and friends. By following these easy steps, you'll be able to create tender and flavourful lamb shanks that everyone will love. Give it a try and let us know how it turns out!

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by: Michael Wilkie