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Pomegranate lamb shanks

Slow Cooker Pomegranate Lamb Shanks

Slow Cooker Pomegranate Lamb Shanks. Easy Winter food. Set your slow cooker to go and return to collect dinner at the end of the day.
Course Main, Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 2 adults 2 kids
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy


  • 1 tablespoon oil of choice for cooking
  • 1 brown onion finely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 3-4 lamb shanks
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
  • 1 carrot peeled and diced
  • 400 ml vegetable stock
  • fresh parsley to serve
  • cous cous to serve


  1. Add the oil to the a pan - or the base of your slow cooker pan if it is a model like mine that can be placed on the stove top
  2. Add the garlic and onion and simmer for 5 minutes until softened
  3. Add the cumin and coriander and stir
  4. Add the lamb shanks and turn until browned on each side
  5. Add the pomegranate molasses and turn the shanks to coat
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and place into the slow cooker with the carrot and stock
  7. Set to cook on high for 6-7 hours until the meat is tender
  8. Serve with fresh parsley, cous cous and vegetables of choice