Cranberry lamb shanks


April 10, 2016

Cranberry lamb shanks 5 0 5 3
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • 5 mins

    6 hrs

    6 hrs 5 mins

  • Yields: 4 shanks - so for us 4 meals


4 (about 2kgs) lamb shanks

Salt and pepper for seasoning

1 x 275g jar of cranberry sauce

125mL (1/2 cup) red wine

2 tablespoons wholegrain mustard

2 tablespoons rosemary leaves

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped


11. Season lamb shanks with salt and pepper

22. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar

33. Place lamb shanks in the slow cooker and pour wet ingredients over the top, cook on low

44. Enjoy 6 hours later with your favourite vegies -make sure they only cook for 6 hours and do not become too mushy, yet still fall off the bone

Submitted by Amy Watts


6 Reviews


February 11, 2022

This was delicious! The whole family loved it and had seconds.
Added some gravy powder and water to the remaining liquid after taking out shanks and it made the best gravy to serve it with.

Linda Olive

May 30, 2021

This was so good! My hubby & I so enjoyed this meal, will definitely be making this again…. yum 😋


December 26, 2020

Sounds delicious, I’m making it today


July 6, 2016

I used strawberry jam and native australian quondonges instead of cranberry sauce delicious.


July 6, 2016

Lovely will do again


June 7, 2016

This was absolutely beautiful! My partner and 3 year old loved it too. We had it with roast veggies

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