Orange Lamb Shanks

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This recipe has been around for a while and is very good, I can't remember where it come from.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large frypan or saucepan, I use my cast iron dutch oven, heat oil over medium high heat, brown lamb on all sides.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Drain off fat.
  4. In bowl, combine orange rind and juice, teriyaki sauce, garlic and curry powder, pour over lamb.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, turning occasionally, for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until lamb is tender.
  7. Transfer to plate, tent with foil and let stand for 10 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, skim fat from pan juices.
  9. In bowl, whisk flour into 1/4 cup of the pan juices, whisk back into pan and simmer, whisking for about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  10. Serve over lamb.
  11. Garnish with orange slices and parsley.


Most Helpful

I thought this was a great way to cook lamb shanks. I followed the recipe ingredients totally, and the only thing I changed was that after I browned them, I roasted them in the oven instead of on the stovetop. Also, I dipped them in flour before I browned them, and did not have to thicken the sauce when they were done. Thanks for the recipe. Joanie Biddulph.

Joanie Biddulph March 02, 2003

This was a very good recipe for lamb. None of the "gamey" flavor was left over. Absolutely excellent. I think I might try this for other meats as well - maybe beef shanks or chicken. Thanks!

T-Logan March 25, 2004

my husband loved this. I think it might be better suited to pork, duck or chicken, but it's certainly very tasty and very easy.

KAM76 September 13, 2008

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