Lamb shanks on creamy polenta

Main Dish
2 servings
30 min
2 hours


Number of serving: 2
2 lamb shanks(trimmed, ask your butcher)

a little flour

salt and pepper

250ml chopped tomatoes(I used tinned)

a sprig of rosemary

a sprig of thyme

125ml red wine

1 tsp sugar

4 cloves garlic

zest and juice of a lemon

1/2 a chili, finely chopped

1/2 tsp dried rosemary

1/2 tsp dried coriander - dry fried and crushed


  • Dust the shanks with flour and brown in a hot skillet.
    Place in oven dish(with lid) with all other ingredients.
    Braise for 1 1/2 - 2 hours until meat is very soft.
    Take out the oven and serve on polenta, rice or pasta.

    I served mine with Polenta, here's how....

    Make polenta according to packet instructions. When cooked, add a knob of butter and a handful of grated parmesan cheese

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