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Braised Lamb Shank

Braised Lamb Shank

By Traeger Kitchen

This easy-to-make recipe starts by smoking the shanks for an hour before braising them to tender perfection in a red wine and beef broth bath.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
4 lamb shanks
To Taste Traeger Prime Rib Rub
1 Cup beef broth
1 Cup red wine
4 Sprig fresh rosemary and thyme


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 450℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 2

    Season the lamb shanks liberally with Traeger Prime Rib Rub.

    • 4  lamb shanks

    • To Taste Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 3

    Place the shanks directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook until browned on the outside, about 20 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 4

    Transfer the shanks to a Dutch oven and pour in the beef broth and wine. Add the herbs, then cover with a tight-fitting lid.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C

    • 1 Cup beef broth

    • 1 Cup red wine

    • 4 Sprig fresh rosemary and thyme

  • 5

    Reduce the Traeger temperature to 325°F. Place the Dutch oven on the grill grates, close the lid, and braise until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 180°F, 3-4 hours.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

  • 6

    Carefully uncover the Dutch oven, then transfer the lamb and any accumulated juices to a platter or plates. Enjoy!

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