Lamb Shank Recipe


Ready in about: 2 hours 20 minutes, serves: 6


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  • 1 lamb shank (4 lb each)


  • 3 tbsp. Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. basil, dried
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp. Dried parsley
  • ½ tsp. dried mint
  • 1 tsp. Rosemary, dried
  • ¼ tsp. ground thyme
  • 2 tbsp. ground black pepper

Basting sauce:

  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • ¼ cup lemon juice


  • Grab your chef knife  and cut criss cross slits into the lamb shanks approximately 1 inch apart and ½-inch deep; arrange in a shallow dish.
  • In a small ceramics bowl, whisk together the olive oil, rosemary, thyme, basil, parsley, mint, black pepper, salt, and cayenne pepper; brush evenly over the lamb shank. Lamb should be chilled for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat your BBQ to medium heat and brush the grill with oil.
  • Whisk together lemon juice and honey until smooth in a small ceramics bowl.
  • Cook lamb shanks on the prepared grill, basting with lemon juice mixture every 15 minutes until browned on the outside; red in the center, about 30 minutes per side.

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