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Smoked, braised lamb shoulder shanks with chorizo and pinto beans

StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
in Lamb
First post for a while, I've been in Switzerland a lot and also things have changed somewhat. More about that at the weekend. For now, some lovely lamb shoulder shanks (yes, that was new to me too) braised in a red wine sauce with onions, carrots and celery and smoked over apple with spicy chorizo and pinto beans. Full recipe here:

https://www.thecooksdigest.co.uk/2018/05/09/braised-lamb-shoulder-shank-with-chorizo/

Smoking in the Egg:


Before getting into the Egg, some searing and simmering:


The meat shrunk a bit:


Not exactly the most photogenic meal I've cooked, SWMBO made the best of bad presentation:


Thanks for looking! :)

Large BGE and MMX, both with platesetter and cast iron grid. Superpeel for pizza, iDevice for temperature.
Cooking on the large in deepest, darkest England since Oct 2015. MMX added to the family Mar 2016.
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Comments

  • CigarCityEggerCigarCityEgger Posts: 934
    Looks delicious, thanks for sharing! 
  • BobDangerBobDanger Posts: 220
    WOW...that looks great!
    Eastern Shore Virginia 

    Medium & Mini Max
  • TideEggHeadTideEggHead Posts: 615
    Looks awesome from here!
    LBGE
    SC AL
  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
    Cheers folks, and welcome to the board @BobDanger
    Large BGE and MMX, both with platesetter and cast iron grid. Superpeel for pizza, iDevice for temperature.
    Cooking on the large in deepest, darkest England since Oct 2015. MMX added to the family Mar 2016.
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    | My food blog ... BGE and other stuff http://www.thecooksdigest.com
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  • 20stone20stone Posts: 1,671
    That's a beauty.  Nice cook!
    Joule SV
    GE induction stove
    Gasser by the community pool
    Scale (which one of my friends refuses to use)
    Friends with BGEs and myriad other fired devices
    Charcuterie and sourdough enthusiast
    Prosciuttos in an undisclosed location

    Austin, TX
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 8,410
    Looks fantastic. Did you like it?
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
    Photo Egg said:
    Looks fantastic. Did you like it?
    Very much so. Lamb shoulder shanks have a richer flavour to them than normal shanks, so the chorizo worked well in complementing. The pinto beans were there for texture.

    Washed down with a lovely Corbieres, an equivalent wine stateside would be a GSM such as Tablas Creek "Cotes de Tablas".
    Large BGE and MMX, both with platesetter and cast iron grid. Superpeel for pizza, iDevice for temperature.
    Cooking on the large in deepest, darkest England since Oct 2015. MMX added to the family Mar 2016.
    --------------------------------------------------------------
    | My food blog ... BGE and other stuff http://www.thecooksdigest.com
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  • WeberWhoWeberWho Posts: 6,702
    Looks great! 
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