Instant Pot Tempting Lamb Shanks

The perfect dish to be served on Sundays, during a cozy lunch with the whole family. Lamb’s delicious aroma will fill your kitchen and fresh herbs will do the rest.

It’s not as complicated as it may seem if you use an Instant Pot (or any other pressure cooker): with a few steps you’ll get a roasted lamb like the one you can taste in the best restaurants!

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Instant Pot Tempting Lamb Shanks

Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 38 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 414 kcal


  • 1 ½ lb pound grass-fed lamb shanks chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp rosemary powder
  • Fresh bay leaves to taste
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Rub your lamb shanks with salt, pepper, garlic and rosemary.
  2. Place butter into your Instant Pot and press “Sauté”.
  3. Let butter melt, then add your shanks.
  4. Cook for about 5 minutes, until meat browns on each side.
  5. Add chicken stock, lemon juice and bay leaves.
  6. Cook at high pressure for 30 minutes (according to the seize of your shanks).
  7. Let the steam release naturally, then press “Sauté” again and cook for another 3 minutes, to let the sauce thicken.
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