Slow Cooker Massaman Lamb Shanks

Slow Cooker Massaman Lamb Shanks


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 13
Difficulty Easy

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4.0 based on 32 ratings.


  • 4 Lamb Shanks
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 800 g Potato chat
  • 1 Red Onion halved, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup Massaman Curry Paste
  • 2/3 cups Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 1/2 cup Chicken Stock
  • 3 tsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/3 cup Unsalted Peanuts chopped
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk

Nutrition Information

Qty per
701g serve
Qty per
Energy 2850cal 406cal
Protein 92g 13g
Fat (total) 92g 13g
 - saturated 44g 6g
Carbohydrate 24g 3g
 - sugars 6.4g 0.9g
Dietary Fibre 0.29g 0.04g
Sodium 1437mg 205mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Massaman curry paste, Cinnamon stick, Unsalted peanuts

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Slow Cooker Massaman Lamb Shanks are so tender and moist that the meat just melts off the bone, sure to be a hit with the family. You just put it on in the morning and by evening you have a feast for your hungry hordes!

Slow Cooker Massaman Lamb Shanks


  1. Place shanks and flour in a large snap-lock bag.

  2. Season with salt and pepper and seal bag shake to coat.

  3. Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

  4. Cook shanks in batches, for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned all over, adding extra oil if necessary.

  5. Transfer to bowl of slow cooker.

  6. Add potatoes  to slow cooker

  7. Heat remaining oil in  pan over medium heat.

  8. Add onion, cook, stirring for 3 minutes or until softened.

  9. Add paste. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

  10. Add pineapple juice, lime juice, stock and fish sauce and bring it to the boil.

  11. Transfer mixture to a slow cooker and add the cinnamon

  12. Cook on low for 6 hours, turning shanks halfway through cooking.

  13. Add peanuts and coconut milk and cook for a further 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until lamb is very tender.

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Gemma Lutton

Mother of three gorgeous kids and a extremely lucky husband. A stay at home mum now dipping her toes into the world of writing and escaping into fanta...Read Moresyland until 3pm rolls around, then back to being an awesome mother and wife. Read Less

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