Butter Lamb Shanks

Submitted by Mareea Mernin

Butter Lamb Shanks

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Serving: 3
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 5 minutes


  • 3-4 lamb shanks
  • 3 carrots chopped in thirds.
  • 1tbs butter
  • 1-2 teaspoons of crushed garlic
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1-2 teaspoons of marrocan spices
  • 1 fresh rosemary stalk
  • 1 jar of Patak's original Mild Butter Chicken simmer sauce
  • Salt and pepper


  • Place a good knob of butter in the slow cooker along with the garlic, let that melt.
  • Trim fat of the shanks and seal them in a hot frying pan.
  • Rub the marroccan spice over the shanks then add to the slow cooker.
  • Pour the jar of butter sauce over the shanks and 1/4 of the jar of water.
  • Add the diced red onion and chopped spring onion. Some salt and pepper. Cut Rosemary stalk into 3-4 pieces and place on top of each shank.
  • Cook on high for first hour and then on low for another 4-5hrs, I added carrots 3hrs before serving.
  • Serve on a bed of your favorite mash, cauliflower and the carrots. Yum enjoy.

2 thoughts on “Butter Lamb Shanks”

  1. Made this dish last night as my husband requested it after browsing Slow Cooker Central lamb recipes
    Did exactly as the recipe stated and boy oh boy it was delicious, served with mash potato and my husband finished the sauce up with fresh bread and butter lol definitely one to go in my Slow cooker folder ?? Thanks for the recipe ??

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