camp oven lamb shanks

What cut of lamb is your favourite? I love a good roast leg, this Roast Lamb recipe is my favourite however I do love a slow-cooked lamb shank, this is perfect for cooking in a 12-inch Camp Chef Camp Oven.

Camp Oven Lamb Shanks | The Camp Oven Cook

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For this lamb shanks camp oven recipe, you will need a few ingredients like five lamb shanks, some olive oil, garlic, onion, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, red wine, and some carrots and cellary.

Get your heat source cranking and preheat your 9 Quart camp oven or south African Potjie.

Heat some oil in the camp oven and fry off the onion and garlic for a couple minutes. Then once you have done the lamb shanks into the camp oven and brown off for a few minutes.

Make sure you stir well regularly and simmer for a minimum of 2 and a half hours.

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Micks Camp Oven Lamb Shanks

Recipe by Mick VillerCourse: Camp Oven Stew Recipes, Lamb RecipesDifficulty: Medium


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Camp Oven Size

9 QT

Heating Method

Bottom Heat

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  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 5 lamb shanks

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cups beef stock

  • 4 cloves of garlic, Diced

  • 2 Tablespoons of tomato paste

  • 2 & 1/2 cups of red wine

  • 3 carrots, diced

  • 2 onions, diced


  • Preheat your 9 Quart camp oven or south African Potjiepot over some coals away from the primary fire.
  • In a bowl mix the flour, salt and pepper together. Now Coat the lamb shanks in the flour.
  • Heat the oil in your Potjie and brown the shanks in batches.
  • Once you have browned the lamb shanks, Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a fast simmer.
  • Stir well regularly, and simmer for a minimum of 2 and a half hours.

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  1. 5 cups of flour? is that right?
    I want to try this, but the flour amount seems more correct for making dumplings than jsut coating the shanks.
    Has anyone tried it?

  2. Cooked this on the weekend. Followed the recipe exactly … had it on the ozpig for 4 hours. This will be the only recipe I ever use in the future as they were the best tasting shanks I have ever had. Cooked for 8 people they were all raving about them! Awesome food, thanks guys.

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