Braised Lamb Shanks With Wilted Ginger and Honey Chard and Green Recipe

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Braised Lamb Shanks With Wilted Ginger and Honey Chard and Green
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  1. Wash and clean lamb shanks under cold running water.
  2. Rub with the dry spice mixture and lemon juice (keep for 15 minutes).
  3. In a pan heat oil and sauté the onions with bay leaves about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the ginger, garlic and add the dry rubbed lamb shanks.
  5. Sauté over low heat and allow the excess fate to render down.
  6. When the shanks are brown all over, remove from the pan and set aside.
  7. Drain excess fat and add in the rest of the onions and tomatoes.
  8. Sauté till the mixture is fairly thick and moisture has reduced (12 minutes).
  9. Add in the dry spices, ginger and garlic paste at once and sauté till the mixture starts sticking to the bottom (5 minutes).
  10. Add the lamb shanks and cover completely with water.
  11. Add the salt and cook covered in a 350°F oven for 2 hours or till tender and falling off the bone.
  12. Remove the shanks and keep warm. Reduce the sauce skimming any extra fat and add in the peppercorns, cream and yougurt.
  13. Check for seasoning and keep aside.
  14. In a hot pan heat oil and sauté ginger briefly. Add in the washed chard and wilt it down. Cook covered for about 6 minutes; add in the honey and salt and pepper.
  15. For the mashed potatoes, combine all ingredients in a MICROWAVE-PROOF dish and season with salt and pepper; enrich with buttermilk if desired.
  16. On a plate:.
  17. Scoop mashed potatoes in the center.
  18. Place sautéed chard in front of the potatoes. Serve 1 shank per person neatly arranged over the chard and sauce served on the side.
  19. You can garnish this dish with plantain chips to make a real hotel-style look.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 198.35 Kcal (830 kJ)
Calories from fat 96.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.78g 17%
Cholesterol 7.61mg 3%
Sodium 106.54mg 4%
Potassium 576.61mg 12%
Total Carbs 23.9g 8%
Sugars 8.83g 35%
Dietary Fiber 3.67g 15%
Protein 3.92g 8%
Vitamin C 37.7mg 63%
Iron 35mg 194%
Calcium 94.8mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 79.71 Kcal (334 kJ)
Calories from fat 38.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.33g 17%
Cholesterol 3.06mg 3%
Sodium 42.81mg 4%
Potassium 231.72mg 12%
Total Carbs 9.61g 8%
Sugars 3.55g 35%
Dietary Fiber 1.47g 15%
Protein 1.58g 8%
Vitamin C 15.2mg 63%
Iron 14.1mg 194%
Calcium 38.1mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.1
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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