Braised Lamb Shanks With Guinness & Barley

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From Judy V.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C Season flour with salt and pepper, then coat shanks. Heat oil in a large casserole dish. Brown shanks on all sides and remove from dish.
  2. Empty mixed veggies into pot and heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add beer and stir to loosen sediment on the bottom of dish. Stir in tomatoes, stock and bring to the boil. Add barley, stir well. Return shanks to the dish.
  4. Transfer casserole to the oven. Cook for about 2 hours, add more water if needed. Spoon onto deep plates to serve and sprinkle with parsley.


Most Helpful

Just what I was after. I modified a wee bit, using just 2 fresh beefsteak tomatoes, large swede slices underneath the shanks & just carrot, onion & garlick for the mixed vege. Thanks for the inspiration!!

Sommelier to boot June 24, 2008

Wow! This was fantastic. This was my first time making lamb and the beer gave it such a great flavor. Thank you for this recipe!

mosma June 05, 2007

Outstanding with the Guiness! Just when I was searching for something to do with my Lamb Shanks, like the touch of barley too. Thank you!

Janine Ross May 21, 2007

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