Abbacchio Alla Romana Lamb Shanks (Lamb Roman Style)

Submitted by Jo Lombardi

Abbacchio Alla Romana Lamb Shanks (Lamb Roman Style)

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Serving: 2
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes


  • 4 - 5 lamb shanks or 2kg lamb pieces
  • 2 Cloves of garlic finely sliced
  • 2 sprigs of Rosemary
  • 4 anchovies
  • 100ml white wine vinegar
  • 250mls white wine
  • Parsley


  • Brown lamb in pan.
  • Place rosemary sprigs, chopped anchovies, white wine vinegar, salt and garlic in large bowl and mixed well.
  • Add lamb pieces and coat well with mixture.
  • Return to pan and cook for 10 minutes until vinegar evaporates and add wine .
  • Transfer to slow cooker and cook on high for approx 5 hours.
  • Add parsley near end.

1 thought on “Abbacchio Alla Romana Lamb Shanks (Lamb Roman Style)”

  1. This was delicious!! The salty/vinegary combination works well with the lamb. Will definitely be a regular on our family menu.

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