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New Zealand Grass-Fed Free-Range Lamb Shanks (800g)

Canterbury
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Description

A pair of lamb shanks each weighing approximately 400g (14oz). These are best prepared in a slow-cooking method only. Cooked long enough in a slow cooker or pressure cooker, the meat will become fork-tender and literally fall off the bone. Lamb shanks are a great (economical) alternative to popular lamb cuts such as lamb chops or striploin - lamb shanks are full of rich flavor and juiciness, nonetheless! There is no need to further trim or cut the shanks. Simply season with sea salt and pepper,   prepare in a pressure cooker for 1 hour or in a slow cooker over a period of at least 8 hours - this should be long enough to make the meat fork-tender. Serve with mashed potatoes, green peas, or a slow-cooked vegetable mix. See the instructions and videos below.  

New Zealand lamb is internationally known for its superior quality and taste. Our New Zealand lamb takes it one step further: All year free-range open pasture-raised, grass-fed lambs. Free of growth-promoting hormones and subtherapeutic use of antibiotics. This is the finest lamb available. If you have never tried lamb or had a bad experience with lamb in the past we urge you to give New Zealand premium quality lamb a try. However, lamb shoulder is probably not what you want to begin with if you are new to lamb. Our lamb comes from family-owned and operated farms and ranches in New Zealand only. Ethical raising has always been the cultural tradition in New Zealand. 



 

Contents

Contents 2 Pieces
Weight Approx. 800g (1.7lbs.)
Serves Serves 2 

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 48h
In ice-water: Not recommended
Cooking Method Slow cooking only
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 5 days.

 

Details

Also known as Spring lamb, Lamb Shanks, Lamb Legs, Lamb Bone-In Shanks
Country of Origin New Zealand
Ingredients Lamb
Cut from Shanks
Category Whole Cuts
Packaging Vacuum packed together. Not individually vacuum packed!

 

About New Zealand Pasture-Raised Lamb

✔ All year free-range and open pasture-raised. 100% grass-fed and grass-finished.

✔ No GMO-feed.

✔ Humanely raised and treated with respect by family farmers.

✔ No subtherapeutic use of antibiotics. 

✔ Free of growth-promoting hormones.

✔ Free of gamey flavor and strong lamb odor. Tender, juicy and light in color due to the natural feed and the young age of the lambs.

✔ Excellent source of Vitamin B12, Iron and Zinc. Low in Sodium. 


 New Zealand Lamb

 

At A Glance

Sheep Breed Romney breed
Farm/Ranch Family farms in New Zealand
Region North Island of New Zealand
Breeding All year free range on open pastures. Harvested before 12 months.
Feeding 100% grass-fed and grass-finished
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork through lot numbering and management.
Growth-Hormones Never
Subtherapeutic Use of Antibiotics Never
Chemically Pesticide Treated Grass Never
GMO feed Never
 

Lamb Shanks Recipe Instructions

 New Zealand Lamb Shank

Defrost in the fridge for 48 hours. Once defrosted remove from the packaging and leave at room temperature for about 10 minutes. Pat try with a paper towel.

New Zealand Lamb Shank

The shanks come ready for cooking and do not need any further trimming. You do not need to expose the bone as the meat will shrink throughout the cooking process and naturally expose the bone for a great visual. Simply season with sea salt, freshly ground pepper, paprika powder, and onion powder.

New Zealand Lamb Shank

 Layer with olive oil and rub well. Let it marinate for a couple of minutes.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

In the meanwhile prepare the vegetables to cook with. Potatoes, onions, carrots, and paprika are classics. We're using a high-pressure cooker in our instructions. Chickpeas or green peas are popular as well, use when at hand.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

Place the shanks first at the bottom of the slow cooker or pressure cooker. 

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

Add two cans of diced tomatoes, vegetables, olive oil, and spices such as oregano, thyme, basil leaves, freshly ground pepper, and sea salt. 

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

Make sure the seasoning reaches around and in between the two lamb shanks.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

Depending on your device you will need to adjust the time between 40 minutes and 1 hour for a pressure cooker and 8 hours for a slow cooker. Don't worry about overcooking the meat.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

The result is fork-tender meat, literally falling off the bone. The vegetables and the tomato seasoning keeps the lamb meat moist and tender throughout the process.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

The meat can be easily taken off the bone with two forks. Look at the juiciness of that piece.

New Zealand Lamb Shanks

Usually, the lamb shank is served as a whole as in one shank per person. If you are sharing with the family we recommend shredding the meat and serve individually. Grass-fed, free-range lamb meat from New Zealand. Enjoy!

 

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Translated from Japanese: These are chicken frames that have been processed very beautifully.
The quality is safe and there is no odor even if you simmer it according to the reviews of other people.
I will order it again!

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Translated from Japanese: I’ve reordered this many times
Recently, I’ve been boiling the two chicken frames, divide the finished product into bottles, freeze it, put it in the refrigerator the day before and drink it in the morning or use it for cooking that day.

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I made a delicious bone broth soup.

Translated from Japanese: A delicious bone broth soup was made with beautiful bones. Both my mother and I have improved our gut health.

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Translated from Japanese: I made bone broth soup for the first time, but it was delicious with almost no red color!

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Translated from Japanese: I received very cleanly processed chicken that has no odor. I made bone broth using these.
I enjoyed the soup simply seasoned with salt and pepper. For the new year, I had it with soba, ozoni, ramen, and curry. Thank you for the good products!!

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I tried a whole chicken for the first time.
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Thank you HORIZON FARMS!! (。◕ˇДˇ◕。)/
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Translated from Japanese: I got this safe and organic product to make delicious bone broth for babies in the late stages of baby food!
I made a very delicious soup and my baby ate it well.

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I made bone broth

Translated from Japanese: It was easy to cook even for the first time, and I made a very rich and delicious soup. I boiled it for half a day, so it was easy to remove the meat from the bones and easy to eat. I want to buy it again.

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Highest quality

Translated from Japanese: I think that there’s no better product for tail soup and bone broth. I think I will continue to buy it here.

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Translated from Japanese: I bought it because I wanted to make tail stew. It's a pity that the edible part is less than half considering the number of grams because the bone occupies a considerable part.
The price is high for the quantity.

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Translated from Japanese: I made tail soup. It was light, rich and delicious. My children also liked it and drank it. I want to order again.

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Translated from Japanese: This is my third order. Most of my family eats yakiniku. I like eating it with grated ponzu sauce.
It doesn’t have a lot of fat and people who like fat may not be satisfied with it?! However, when I think about it carefully, the iron plate that I use for grilling at home has a drain, and the meat juice drips from the hole to the saucer below, so the fat drops and it turned into yakiniku with little fat.
The other day, when I tried cooking it in an iron skillet the way Horizon has recommended, it tasted sweet and juicy.
The fat-free roasted meat has a strong lean taste. I will enjoy preparing the meat in a fry-pan, too.

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Juicy with little odor

Translated from Japanese: I wondered if I could cook it at once when about 1.5 kg of meat arrived (two slightly thick pieces and one thin piece of meat folded). Based on the advice I saw on another butcher's site, it’s better to scrape off the fat and cut the skirt steak in parallel with the meat fiber, cut it off and soak a part for grilled meat, and make the thick part into a steak. The thin part was cut as thin as possible for Western-style sukiyaki, and the cut meat was chopped into hamburger steak. I thought it would be dry because I scraped off the fat, but when I ate it, it was delicious and I could clearly see the rich taste of the meat. It may have a slightly wilder taste than Wagyu beef. (It tastes like a hamburger). There was no odor of meat and I didn't mind it during preparation.
It's a little difficult to prepare, but I think it's a very affordable product with a good taste.

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It was really good!

Translated from Japanese: Even if it was cooked in a simple way, it was soft and the taste was very good and juicy, and the whole family enjoyed it. This is a great deal, so I'll buy it again.

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Everything is just right!

Translated from Japanese: I bought it at a great deal!
I ate grass-fed meat for the first time, but it was delicious without any odor and no grease! I want to buy it again!

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Too profitable

Translated from Japanese: This is the right meat for all yaki niku lovers
I enjoyed this grilled meat in boiled wine! It was very delicious with plenty of delicious flavor whether it was grilled or boiled. I grilled the meat thoroughly by removing the fat and cutting it into pieces. I wasn’t sure about the 1.5 kg, but my family of four finished it in no time.