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Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks


  • 4 pieces of Lamb Shanks

  • 3 tbsp Tapioca Starch

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 1 tsp Pepper

  • 1 Tbsp Organic Coconut Oil

  • 2 whole Yellow Onion, medium, diced

  • 2 whole Carrots, medium, chopped into small pieces

  • 2 pieces Celery, stalks, chopped into small pieces

  • 4 pieces Garlic, cloves, minced

  • 2 cans of Tomato, chopped or crushed

  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste

  • 2 tsp dried Thyme

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 1 cup chicken stock



  1. Season the tapioca starch with the salt and the pepper.

  2. Coat the Lamb shanks in the tapioca starch, ensuring they are coated evenly.

  3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat, add the coconut oil to the pan.

  4. Once the oil has melted, add the osso bucco and cook until they are browned on all sides (approximately 6 minutes). Then remove the osso bucco from the pan and place in the slow cooker.

  5. Add the onion, garlic, carrots and celery to the pan and cook until soft.

  6. Add the cans of Tomato and herbs to the pan and cook for about 5 mins. Add the contents of the pan to the slow cooker

  7. Deglaze the pan with the chicken stock and add the stock to the slow cooker.

  8. Turn the slow cooker onto low and leave to cook for 10-12 hours on low.

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