Moroccan Braised Scotch Lamb Shanks

Moroccan Braised Scotch Lamb Shanks

Serves 4


  • 4 x Scotch Lamb Shanks approx. 400g each

  • 1 Onion

  • 400g Chopped Tin of Tomatoes with Herbs

  • 50g Raisins

  • 40g Almonds

  • Juice of 1 Lemon

  • 30ml Honey

  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 2 Garlic Cloves

  • 150ml Boiling Water

  • Pinch of Saffron

Cooking Method

1.Preheat the oven to 200c/400f/gas 6

2. Put the lamb shanks into a baking dish and put into the oven while you prep the other ingredients

3. Peel the onion, halve and chop

4. Peel and mince the garlic

5. Chop the almonds

6. Put the tinned tomatoes, onions, garlic, lemon juice, honey, raisins, almonds, cinnamon, saffron and boiling water into a saucepan and bring to the boil

7. Take the lamb out of the oven, pour the mixture over the lamb shanks and put back in the oven to cook for 55 mins, or cook in the slow cooker on low for 6 hours, or high for 3 hours

8. Baste the shanks halfway through the cooking time

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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