Chipotle Lamb Shanks


2tbsp olive oil
1kg trimmed lamb shanks
1/2 cup plain flour
2 medium brown onions
2 medium carrots
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2tbsp tomato paste
3tbsp Chipotle Sauce
1 cup red wine
2 cups beef stock
2 x 400g chopped tomatoes
2tbsp sugar
1 bouquet garni



  1. Heat 1tbs oil in frying pan. Toss lamb in flour and season with salt and pepper. Sear lamb until golden brown and transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Add remaining oil to pan with onion, carrot and garlic. Cook, stirring over low heat for 2 minutes or until onion has softened. Add tomato paste and Chipotle Sauce. Cook for a further minute.
  3. Add wine to pan and bring to the boil. Stir in stock, undrained tomatoes, sugar and bouquet garni.
  4. Bring to the boil. Pour over lamb making sure the lamb is covered with the liquid.
  5. Cook for 6 hours on low setting or until lamb falls off the bone. Once juices cool scoop the fat off the
  6. Serve with smashed potatoes and fresh greens.