Sunday, March 7, 2010

Cuban Lamb Shanks recipe

I love Cuban food. It has a unique, spicy  flavor. Here is a Lamb recipe made Cuban style. Enjoy

Cuban Lamb Shanks
1 tb olive oil
3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
1 med chopped yellow onion
1 ts butter
3 pounds of lamb shanks in 1 ½ inch pieces
8 oz tomato sauce
1 tb annatto oil
pinch of salt and pepper
½ teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon cumin
1 C of chicken stock
1 small bay leaf

In a large casserole or stock pot with cover, sauté the garlic and onion in olive oil for about 5 minutes until tender. Add the lamb and remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer until tender about 1 hour 45 minutes.

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