Apricot lamb shanks
( SERVES 2 )
By adding apricots the sweetness of the lamb shanks is enhanced as you wouldn't believe
- Brown lamb shanks in hot pan, transfer to casserole dish
- In same pan, cook diced onion, carrot and garlic until begin to soften. Add wine, mushrooms and apricots, continue to cook until wine reduces to about half then add thyme and tomato purée. Mix together and slowly add stock, mix thoroughly.
- Pour sauce into casserole dish over the lamb and cover with lid. Cook in a slow warm oven for approximately 2 / 2-1/2 hours until lamb is tender and comes away from the bone easily.
- Serve with mashed potato and vegetables, or rice as preferred