Lamb Shanks Stew Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Lamb Shanks Stew

Lamb Shanks Stew is an easy, delicious recipe to try in the comforts of your home with your family. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1½ kg lamb shanks, with bones
  • 10 cups water or 2½ litres
  • Pinch of saffron filaments
  • 2 dried limes, cut into halves
  • 15 whole cardamom pods
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup fresh dill or 35 g, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato or 150 g, peeled and diced
  • 1 large onion or 200 g, cut into quarters
  • 2 medium carrots or 300 g, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 1 medium potato or 250 g, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 2 baby zucchini or 200 g, cut into large cubes

How to Prepare

  1. In a large pot, place the lamb shanks in water. Bring to a boil and remove froth if it appears. Cover and simmer for 1½ hours or until shanks are tender. Remove shanks and set aside.
  2. Strain 5 cups of the shanks stock and pour them into a large saucepan. Discard as much fat as possible using a spoon, from the shanks stock by removing it from the surface as it appears.
  3. Add saffron leaves, dried limes, cardamom pods, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, tomato paste, fresh dill, tomatoes, onions, carrots, potatoes and baby zucchinis. Bring to boil and simmer on low heat for 10 mins or until all vegetables are almost cooked then add the shanks and simmer all for another 5 mins or until all vegetables are well cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 606.00 Kcal
Protein: 50.00 g
Carbohydrate: 22.00 g
Fats: 35.00 g

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