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Braised Lamb Shank With Mashed Potato

A perfect meal to share or entertain when the air outside is crisp and frigid. Tender braised lamb served with carrots and potato mash.

CUISINES: New American
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 1 hr
INGREDIENTS:
  • lb. Lamb Shank
  • ►【 Lamb Shank Boil
  • 2 tbsp Green Onions 【Lamb Shank Boil】
  • 1 tbsp Ginger 【Lamb Shank Boil】
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Wine
  • ►【 For Sugar Mixture
  • ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Water [Sugar Boil 1St Time]
  • ½ cup Water [Sugar Boil 2Nd Time]
  • ►【 Lamb Shank Stew
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Ginger
  • 1 stalk Green Onions
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Bean Paste With Chili
  • 2 medium Star Anise
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 leaves Bay Leaf
  • ½ tsp Ground Salt
  • ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • tsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 large Potato
  • 1 tsp Ground Salt [Potato Boil]
  • ½ tsp Ground Salt [Mashed Potato]
  • ¼ tsp Ground Black Pepper [Mashed Potato]
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • ½ tsp Lemon, Juiced
  • cup Carrot
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch 【Cornstarch Slurry】
  • 2 tbsp Water 【Cornstarch Slurry】
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
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Step 1
In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add lamb shanks, green onion, crushed ginger, and cooking wine.
Step 2
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Heat a skillet, add sugar and water, and bring to a boil.
Step 3
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When the caramel turns slightly brown, add more water and bring it to a boil. Transfer to a bowl, set aside.
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Right after the water comes to a boil, transfer the shanks to a bowl, rinse with water then transfer to a plate, and set aside.
Step 5
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Heat oil in a large pan. Roughly chop a green onion and crush a piece of fresh ginger. When the oil is sufficiently hot, add in the ginger and the green onion.
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Add crushed garlic, bean paste with chilli, lamb shanks, star anise, crushed cinnamon sticks, and bay leaves.
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Pour in the sugar water mixture, add more water to cover the lamb shanks, and season with salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil and add dark soy sauce. Lower the heat and let it simmer for 30 minutes.
Step 8
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Peel a potato and cut into medium-sized pieces. Transfer to a saucepan, add water and sea salt, and bring to a boil.
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Once the water is boiling, lower the heat to a simmer and cook the potato until tender. Drain the potato and transfer to a bowl.
Step 10
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Mash the potato with a potato ricer. Season with salt and black pepper, and add the milk, chopped parsley, and lemon juice. Mix well and set aside.
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Add carrots to the pan with the lamb shanks, cover, and let it simmer for 1.5 hours.
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Transfer the lamb shanks to a plate. Sieve the sauce into a new saucepan. Reduce on a gentle heat and add corn starch slurry to thicken the sauce.
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Add mashed potatoes to a serving plate and place a lamb shank on top. Pour the sauce over the lamb shank.
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Place the carrots on top of mashed potatoes. Decorate by drizzling the sauce around the mashed potatoes. Garnish with pea shoots and edible flowers.
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Enjoy immediately.