Soy-Braised Lamb Shanks

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Ingredients (16)

  • Grapeseed or other neutral oil
  • 4 whole (2-pound) lamb shanks, trimmed and patted dry
  • 2 medium yellow onions, sliced
  • 2 medium shallots, sliced
  • 13 garlic cloves, sliced
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 Asian pears, cored and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 bunch scallions, green parts only
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, smashed and thinly sliced
  • 5-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 fresh long red (finger) chile, stemmed, seeded, and sliced
  • 4 whole star anise
  • 1 ¼ cups semidry Gewurztraminer or Riesling
  • 1 cup champagne vinegar
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup honey 

Directions

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Ingredients (5)

  • 1.5 oz. Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • 0.75 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lagavulin 16
  • Candied Ginger

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