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Tipsy Shanks of Lamb

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Category: Lamb/Sheep, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Trimmed lamb shanks
  • 3 Peeled halved cloves garlic
  • 1 sl Carrot
  • 1/4 c Chopped onion
  • 2 tb Gin
  • 1 Sprig rosemary or 1/2
  • -teaspoon of dried rosemary
  • 1 Sprig or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • -thyme
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 1/4 c Madeira
  • 4-6 new potatoes
  • 4-6 boiling onions
  • 1/2 c White wine OR 1/4 cup water
  • -and 1/4 cup vermouth


Trim all fat and sheating from shanks. Rinse well and pat dry. Add all the
ingredients except madeira, potatoes, and onions to a heavy casserole, or a
dutch oven. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Turn
meat; add madeira and spoon juices over meat. Continue to simmer for 1
hour, basting meat periodically. Add the boiling onions and new potatoes;
continue to cook until done. Done is when a fork pierces the potatoes
easily; approximately 30 minutes. Serve with baby peas and a mint jelly.

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