Caribbean Lamb Shanks

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Appears in
Caribbean Food Made Easy

By Levi Roots

Published 2009

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This is one of my favourite dishes in the book – a real winter-warmer for cold weather, and fabulocious in the summer too. Sweet potatoes are a Caribbean staple and the orange ones are a great colour in this dish, but you could use parsnips instead. Serve it with fluffy Pumpkin Rice. Fantastic!


  • 2 tbsp sunflower or groundnut oil
  • 3 banana shallots or 2 onions, ch


  • Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/gas mark 3. Wash the meat and pat it dry with kitchen paper.
  • In a large, lidded casserole dish, heat half the oil. Add the shallots, onions, garlic and carrots and