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Tibetan-style lamb shank and potato curry

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8
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
4 hr 5 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
3 hr 45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Combine ingredients from different cuisines in the slow-cooker to create a true winter warmer. With rustic veggies and spices, this tender creation is served with steamed cabbage for some added crunch.

Ingredients

Lean lamb shank

480 g, (Buy 4 x 150g)

Potato

400 g, cut into wedges

Brown onion

2 medium, thinly sliced

Carrot(s)

1 medium, chopped

Celery

1 individual, chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Fresh ginger

1 tsp, finely grated

Chilli powder

¼ tsp

Ground turmeric

¼ tsp

Curry powder

1 tsp

Dried bay leaf

2 whole

Cinnamon quill

1 whole

Star anise

1 individual

Tomato paste

1 tbs

Tomato(es)

3 medium, ripe, roughly chopped

Chicken stock

¾ cup(s), (185ml)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Spray a non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook shanks, turning, for 3–4 minutes or until browned. Place in a 4.5 litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Top with potato.
  2. Cook onion, carrot and celery in same pan, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add garlic, ginger, chilli, turmeric, curry powder, bay leaves, cinnamon and star anise and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste, tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil. Spoon tomato mixture over shanks and potatoes.
  3. Cook, covered, on low for 7 hours (or high for 3½ hours). Discard bay leaves, star anise and cinnamon. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed cabbage wedges.TIP: ON THE STOVETOP If you don’t have a slow cooker, cook curry in a large covered saucepan over low heat for 2–3 hours or until tender. Add potatoes for last 30 minutes of cooking.