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Moroccan Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are seasoned with aromatic Moroccan spices then slow cooked in the oven until fall-off-the-bone-tender. Serve with couscous to soak up all the wonderful sauce.
20m
PREP TIME
2hr 30m
COOK TIME
604
CALORIES
11
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 4 Servings

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons McCormick Gourmet™ Moroccan Seasoning Ras El Hanout, divided
  • 4 lamb shanks, 12 to 16 ounces each
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package (12 ounces) baby carrots
  • 1 bulb fennel, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cups Kitchen Basics® All Natural Original Beef Stock

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour and 1 teaspoon of the Seasoning in shallow dish. Coat lamb shanks evenly with flour mixture. Reserve remaining flour mixture.
  • 2 Heat oil in Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add lamb shanks; brown on all sides. Remove from pan. Add carrots, fennel, onion and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle with reserved flour mixture; cook and stir until well blended. Add red wine; stir to loosen browned bits in bottom of pan. Return lamb shanks to pan. Stir in tomatoes, stock and remaining 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Seasoning. Bring to boil. Cover.
  • 3 Braise in oven 2 hours or until lamb shanks and vegetables are tender. Serve over couscous, if desired.

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