Lamb Shanks in Char Sui Sauce


September 15, 2014

Lamb Shanks in Char Sui Sauce 5 0 5 1
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • 20 mins

    7 hrs

    7 hrs 20 mins

  • Yields: 6


6 lamb shanks

11/2 tablespoon plain flour

11/2 tablespoon oil

1/2 large onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 tablespoons finely chopped ginger

1 small red chilli

2 cups chicken stock

1/2 cup char Sui sauce

1/4 cup hoi sin sauce

1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce


1Coat shanks in flour

2Heat oil - add lamb shanks in batches and brown (remove and set aside)

3Add onions, garlic, ginger and chilli - saute for 3-4 min

4Add chicken stock, Char Sui sauce, Hoi Sin sauce and soy sauce, mixing well.

5Add lamb shanks and turn to coat in sauce

6Turn cooker to LOW setting - cook for 6-8 hours


8When lamb is cooked, remove meat and thicken sauce by either reducing liquid or adding a little cornflour


10Serve with mashed potato and green beans spooning as much or as little sauce as you like.

Submitted by Julie Warn


3 Reviews

Natasha Kidman

July 26, 2020

The husbands Moans with this one said it all …. he was in heaven! 3 out of 4 kids absolutely loved it too!

I would decrease it to 5-6hrs Karen 🙂


July 14, 2020

If you did this with lamb chops would you decrease time? If so how long?

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