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Greek Lamb Shanks


Inspired by the Greek classic dish, lamb kleftiko, this recipe is a one pot wonder packed with flavour and will remind you of a Greek holiday from times gone by. Great served with warm pitta, a Greek salad and some tzatziki.




Serves 4


4 lamb shanks
4 small white onions, peeled
1kg small potatoes, peeled
2 lemons, halved
3 whole garlic bulbs, topes removed

150g olives, drained weight
2 sprigs fresh oregano (1 tsp dried)

200ml white wine
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp Olive oil
60g feta


Here’s How:


Preheat the oven to 160C.

Place the lamb shanks into a large oven proof dish that has a lid, along with
the onions, potatoes, lemons, garlic bulbs, olives, oregano & white wine.
Drizzle over the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Place the pan on the hob and heat up for 5 minutes, then transfer to the oven with the lid on the pan and cook for 3 hours.
Remove from the oven, leave to rest for 10-15 minutes then sprinkle on the
feta and serve.

Try this recipe with a red Bordeaux


Recipe by Peter Sidwell

Greek lamb shanks

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