Vietnamese lamb shanks with sweet potatoes
Vietnamese lamb shanks with sweet potatoes
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Meltingly tender and full of classic Asian flavours, these lamb shanks are perfect for freezing

    Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
    • 4 lamb shank, about 350g each
    • 2 onion, halved and cut into half moons Onion un-yunOnions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh root ginger
    • 3 garlic clove, finely sliced
    • 2 red chilli, both deseeded, one chopped and one thinly sliced
    • 1 tbsp soft brown sugar, plus 1 tsp
    • 3 star anise Star anise star an-eeseStar anise is one of the central spices in Chinese cooking. It has a strong anise flavour, with…
    • 2 lemongrass stalks, tough outer leaves removed, then bruised
    • 1.2l lamb stock
    • 11/2 tbsp tomato purée
    • 4 sweet potato, peeled and cut into big chunks Sweet potato sweet po-tate-toeSweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…
    • 2 tbsp fish sauce Fish sauceA seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…
    • juice 2 limes Lime ly-mThe same shape, but smaller than…
    • big handful mint leaves, torn Mint mi-ntThere are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…
    • handful basil leaves

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 587 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 41.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 57 mg 18.96%
    • Sodium: 2894 mg 120.58%
    • Calcium: 115 mg 11.47%
    • Potassium: 1649 mg 47.1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 33.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 71 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.8%
    • Sugar: 49 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 30.9%
    • Vitamin C 429.37%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit2 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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