Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson
Episode: Curry On Baggage
Save Recipe Print
Curry Lamb Shanks with Potatoes
Total:
3 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
3 hr
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
3 hr
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Right Rice:

Directions

Season the lamb on all sides with salt and pepper. In a Dutch oven on medium-high heat add the olive oil. When the oil begins to swirl, add the shanks and sear until golden on all sides. Remove the shanks to a plate and add the butter, curry powder, allspice, and paprika. Stir with a wooden spoon until fragrant and the spices darken, about 2 minutes.

Add the onions, bell pepper, garlic, thyme, scotch bonnet, and then season with salt and pepper. Allow the vegetables to become tender and golden with the spices, about 5 minutes. Stir everything together then add the shanks back to the pot. Add the chicken stock, cover and bring to a simmer.

Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lamb is fork tender, about 2 hours. Taste and season if needed, then add the potatoes and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, about 30 minutes more. If making the day before, refrigerate and remove the film of fat from the top before reheating.

Serve the lamb shanks over Right Rice, recipe follows and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Right Rice:

Rinse the rice 3 times to remove the starch. Put the rice in a medium saucepan and fill with enough water to cover the rice by 1/2-inch or measure by placing your thumb tip on the rice and filling the pot with water until the water reaches the middle of your thumbnail. Bring the rice to a simmer, cover and cook until tender and the liquid is evaporated, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and let the rice stand another 5 minutes, covered.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Lamb Chops

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Curry Pork Burgers with Spicy Ketchup

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Lamb Shepherd's Pie

Recipe courtesy of Shauna James Ahern

Lamb Shanks

Recipe courtesy of Mark Morais

Curried Braised Lamb Shank with Three Onion Couscous

Recipe courtesy of Ming Tsai

Felix's Braised Lamb Shanks

Recipe courtesy of Felix's Restaurant

Braised Lamb Shank

Recipe courtesy of Michael Lomonaco

Lamb Shank Tajine

Recipe courtesy of Moroccan Bites

Lamb Shanks with Orzo

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.