Slow Cooker Massaman Lamb Shanks

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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…

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

serves
4
time needed
prep7 hour 45 minutes
ingredients
13
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
4.2 based on 18 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 4 Lamb Shanks
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 800 grams 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


Method

  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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