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Slow Cooked Moroccan Lamb Shanks

This slow cooker Moroccan lamb shank is amazingly easy to cook and full of flavour. This makes this recipe a great alternative to a Sunday Roast. The visual step by step instructions will help you to create an amazing dish in record time that not only tastes fabulous but looks restaurant quality as well! You will be able to wow your family and friends with your cooking skills when you serve this up to them! Let us know once you've had a go at making it in the comments!

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 10 mins

 2 Lamb shanks
 1 Onion sliced
 1 Tin of chopped tomatoes
 1 tsp Paprika
 1 tsp Turmeric
 1 tsp Sugar
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Pepper
 1 tsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Ginger paste
 1 tsp Cinnamin
 1 Garlic clove chopped
 1 Chilli deseeded & chopped finely
 2 tbsp Honey
 50 g Dried fruit
 1 Handful of oats (optional)
 2 tbsp Oil
 2 tbsp Lemon juice
 1 Handful of chopped coriander

1

Make a paste using a tbsp of oil mixed into the paprika,turmeric,sugar,salt,pepper,cinnamin,garlic and ginger

2

Using a tbsp of the paste rub it over the lamb shanks before adding them to a hot dry pan to sear

3

Turn over after 2 mns, repeating till it's seared on all sides

4

Turn on the slow cooker and transfer the shanks to it.

5

Meanwhile add the remaining oil to a pan along with the onions and fry till soft (4-5mns)

6

Add the garlic and chilli and stir through

7

Add the flour and stir through

8

Fry for 2-3mns till everything is combined then add to the slow cooker

9

Add everything else to the slow cooker-the tomatoes plus a tin of water,the remaining paste,dried fruit,honey and oats

10

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hrs or high for 4-5 hrs

11

Once cooked check the sauce is thick and full of flavour.You can add a little water to thin it down if needed.Taste it and add seasoning if required.

12

To serve-Garnish with the coriander and a drizzle of lemon juice along with boiled buttery New Potatoes and Peas or veg of your choice.

13

Adding the oats thickens the sauce further as the steam creates more liquid hence why some dishes tend to be watery.
Harissa paste would work well if you don't have all the individual spices

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Ingredients

 2 Lamb shanks
 1 Onion sliced
 1 Tin of chopped tomatoes
 1 tsp Paprika
 1 tsp Turmeric
 1 tsp Sugar
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Pepper
 1 tsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Ginger paste
 1 tsp Cinnamin
 1 Garlic clove chopped
 1 Chilli deseeded & chopped finely
 2 tbsp Honey
 50 g Dried fruit
 1 Handful of oats (optional)
 2 tbsp Oil
 2 tbsp Lemon juice
 1 Handful of chopped coriander

Directions

1

Make a paste using a tbsp of oil mixed into the paprika,turmeric,sugar,salt,pepper,cinnamin,garlic and ginger

2

Using a tbsp of the paste rub it over the lamb shanks before adding them to a hot dry pan to sear

3

Turn over after 2 mns, repeating till it's seared on all sides

4

Turn on the slow cooker and transfer the shanks to it.

5

Meanwhile add the remaining oil to a pan along with the onions and fry till soft (4-5mns)

6

Add the garlic and chilli and stir through

7

Add the flour and stir through

8

Fry for 2-3mns till everything is combined then add to the slow cooker

9

Add everything else to the slow cooker-the tomatoes plus a tin of water,the remaining paste,dried fruit,honey and oats

10

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hrs or high for 4-5 hrs

11

Once cooked check the sauce is thick and full of flavour.You can add a little water to thin it down if needed.Taste it and add seasoning if required.

12

To serve-Garnish with the coriander and a drizzle of lemon juice along with boiled buttery New Potatoes and Peas or veg of your choice.

13

Adding the oats thickens the sauce further as the steam creates more liquid hence why some dishes tend to be watery.
Harissa paste would work well if you don't have all the individual spices

Slow Cooked Moroccan Lamb Shanks

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