Braised Lamb Shanks With Lemon Confit and Sweet Pearl Onions

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by DrGaellon

From Kerry Saretsky's "French in a Flash" column at Serious Eats.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil in a braising pan over medium-high heat. Season the lamb with salt and pepper. Brown lamb on all sides. Set aside. Drain olive oil.
  2. Place 1 tbsp fresh olive oil in same pan over low heat. Add garlic and lemon. Saute 1 minute, then add wine, stock and rosemary. Return lamb to pan. Bring to a boil, cover and turn to low heat. Simmer gently 2 hours, turning lamb occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°F Toss onions with remaining olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Uncover the meat and stir in the onions. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, until sauce thickens slightly. Serve with couscous, white beans, or crusty bread.

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