Recipe: Tasty Braised beef shanks

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Braised beef shanks. I have never cooked beef shanks before. I bought some at the market just because they looked, and were priced nice. I recently served this Osso Bucco, aka Braised Beef Shanks, to my daughter and son-in-law when they came for a visit with my precious new baby grand-daughter.

Braised beef shanks Skim off and discard fat from. Braised beef shanks are an easy cold weather meal. [Photographs: Daniel Gritzer]. Hefty beef shanks are braised in an ample amount of red wine with carrots and onions until the meat is tender. You can cook Braised beef shanks using 20 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Braised beef shanks

  1. Prepare 2 of bone-in beef shanks.
  2. Prepare 1 head of garlic, unpeeled and halved along it's equator.
  3. It’s 2 sticks of celery, cut into large chunks.
  4. You need 1 of large carrot, cut into large chunks.
  5. Prepare 2 of bay leaves.
  6. Prepare 1 handful of thyme sprigs.
  7. It’s 1 tbsp of whole black peppercorns.
  8. It’s 2 tbsp of butter.
  9. You need 1 of large onion, chopped.
  10. You need 2 of carrots, sliced 1/4 in thick.
  11. It’s 1 tbsp of tomato paste.
  12. It’s 3 cloves of garlic, crushed and chopped.
  13. You need 1 cup of sherry.
  14. You need 1 cup of beef stock.
  15. You need 2 of medium waxy potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4 in slices.
  16. It’s 1 tbsp of chopped fresh rosemary.
  17. Prepare 1 tbsp of chopped fresh thyme.
  18. Prepare 1 handful of green beans, halved.
  19. You need 1/4 cup of capers.
  20. It’s 1 of heap tsp constarch.

Braised Beef Shanks with Coconut Milk, Ginger and Cumin. A favorite Taiwanese cold appetizer, this braised beef shank recipe is perfect as a side dish as well. Growing up in Taiwan, one of my favorite snacks is this thinly sliced braised beef shank. Beef shanks are found on the leg of a cow, directly above the knee joint.

Braised beef shanks step by step

  1. Season the shanks liberally with salt and sear them with a little veg oil in a large pot on high heat. Once the shanks are browned on both sides, add enough cold water to cover. Add the halved head of garlic, celery, carrot, bay leaves, thyme sprigs and peppercorns. Cover and bring to a boil. Turn the heat down to medium and simmer for 2 1/2 hours. Skim any pooled fat and gunk from the surface occasionally..
  2. Remove the shanks and set them aside to cool. Strain the braising liquid thorough a sieve lined with a coffee filter..
  3. Add the butter to a medium pot on medium-high heat. Add the onion and sliced carrots and fry 2 minutes. Add the tomato paste and chopped garlic and continue cooking another 2 minutes. Deglaze the pot with the sherry and let simmer until about 3/4 of the sherry has boiled off..
  4. Strip the meat and any marrow off the shanks and add it to the pot along with the strained braising liquid, beef stock, potatoes, rosemary and thyme. Let simmer for 30 minutes. Add the beans and capers and simmer for 5 minutes more..
  5. Make a slurry by adding a splash of water to a bowl and adding the cornstarch. Whisk until smooth. Whisk the slurry into the pot and let the stew simmer for a final 5 minutes. Add any extra salt and pepper as needed before serving..

This is done using a cast. Traditional and incredible Chinese braised beef shank with master stock (卤牛肉). It is typically served as a cold appetizer. But it is quite delicious warm. We can easily change this into a yummy hot noodle.

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