Korean lamb shanks with swede and potato mash

This familiar dish gets a Korean makeover that’s well worth the wait.


For the sauce

  • 4 tbsp gochujang (Korean chilli paste)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4cm/1.5in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1½ tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

For the lamb shanks

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lamb shanks
  • 400ml/14fl oz chicken stock
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced, to serve
  • 50g/1¾oz toasted sesame seeds, to serve

For the swede and potato mash

  • potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 small swede, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • splash milk
Korean lamb shanks with swede and potato mash

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