If you love lamb chops or Mediterranean cuisine in general, you will love these lamb shanks in red wine. Summer is here and if you are like me, barbecue is where it’s at.
Turns out, lamb makes an excellent choice for barbecue. Although expensive, it lends itself to many options when paring with other dishes and spices. With our recipe, our marinade consists of red wine, onion and rosemary. We combined our lamb shank recipe with spices such as, rosemary, cumin, garlic and olive oil.
In addition to a taste A spinach salad with cherry tomatoes and wine vinaigrette dressing would enhance the bold flavor of the succulent meat.
Are you the type of person that loves Renaissance festivals? Do you grab that giant turkey leg from the geeky med evil times vendor so you can experience the feeling of years gone by?
History of lamb and mutton
In the middle ages, mutton and lamb were revered and often the most expense meats to be had. This lamb shank recipe hearkens back to those times.
The difference between mutton and lamb is in the age of the sheep. Mutton describes sheep that are a year or older. The older the sheep, the fatter and flavor.
Chicken vs Lamb
Chicken and lamb have approximately the same amount of protein which is about 20 to 25 grams. However, when it comes to saturated fat, lamb has 8.4 grams of saturated fat per 3 ounces less in comparison to chicken. The leanest cuts include loin, shank, and leg,
If you are tired of eating chicken all the time, consider lamb instead. It has a rich distinct flavor and is extremely versatile. It is also an exotic dish that would romance and charm any partner on date night.
In conclusion, this lamb shank recipe is so deliciously tasty that you won’t believe how easy it is to prepare. If you haven’t tried lamb shanks, I would highly recommend them at your next barbecue.