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My recipe for lamb shanks says 2 1/2 hours for 6 shanks @ 1 lb each. I have 2 1-lb shanks. Would one hour be enough?

asked by DebJ over 1 year ago
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Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added over 1 year ago

No, the point is that you want to cook them long and slow, regardless of how many you have.

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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added over 1 year ago

I agree with Greenstuff. Lamb shanks benefit from long, slow cooking. You might consider "Frenching" the bone if you know that technique. It causes the meat to ball up for a more attractive presentation as well as make them easier to cut into at the table.

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added over 1 year ago

Thanks, Greenstuff and pierino. Off to start cooking!

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