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Slow-Cooked Spicy Lamb Shanks
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Slow cooked spicy lamb shanks flavored with fruit, vegetables, and spices.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 442.1
Total Carbs 24.9 g
Dietary Fiber 12.7 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Total Fat 23.5 g
Saturated Fat 10.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Potassium 424.7 mg
Protein 34.1 g
Sodium 192.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Fruits , 5 Meat
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the orange part of the peel from one of the oranges. Cut peel into thin strips(to make 1/4 cup).
  2. Squeeze juice from both oranges to make 2/3 cup. Set aside.
  3. In a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker, place carrots, onions, and garlic. Add orange peel strips, meat, and cinnamon stick.
  4. In a small bowl combine the reserved orange juice, beef broth, cardamom, cumin, turmeric, and pepper. Pour over mixture in cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours.
  6. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover meat and vegetables with foil to keep wam. Remove cinnamon stick .
  7. For sauce, pour cooking liquid into a glass measuring cup. Skim off fat. Measure 1 1/2 cups of the cooking liquid. Pour the liquid into a small saucepan.
  8. In a small bowl combine the water and cornstarch. Stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  9. Serve meat and vegetables with sauce. Sprinkle with olives and cilantro (optional).

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