Lamb shanks

I’m sorry but I am posting this as we go. If this taste as good as it smells it will be an amazing meal . Giving this two thumbs up.

Lamb shanks

If you like lamb, you’ll like this recipe. Not overly complicated and takes a little time but definitely a winner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: keto
Servings: 2 People
Cost: $25.00 – $30.00


  • 3 lamb shanks
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 2 medium sized carrots
  • 2 celery stocks
  • 2-3 cups chicken broth or red wine enough to cover shanks
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil


  • Preheat the oven to 350
  • Pat lamb shanks dry and season with salt and pepper
  • Heat 1 tsp of vegetable oil in a large oven proof skillet over medium high heat.
  • Place lamb shanks in the skillet and brown on all sides. Once done remove shanks and set aside.
  • Sauté chopped onions garlic carrots and celery in a skillet for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Add shanks and enough chicken stock and or red wine to barely cover the shanks.
  • Add fresh thyme sprigs and bring to a boil. Once boiled remove from the heat.
  • Place shakes in the oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours until tender.
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and remove the shanks, placing on a baking sheet put them back in the oven just to keep them warm. Turn off oven.
  • With the remaining juice and vegetables in the skillet heat over medium high to reduce the liquid by half.
  • Once reduced serve shanks reduced juice.


OK this was a new one for us, posting in progress, but so far I’m thinking this is a winner. Low carbs, keto friendly, and lamb. Sorry if you’re a vegetarian but I do love my lamb. I know 2 lamb recipes in a row. Countdown 20 minutes to a test drive.