Wallaby has a more potent flavor than kangaroo, but both are a hearty dish – or swap for lamb shanks
This recipe may be made the usage of kangaroo or wallaby shanks; both are equally scrumptious. Wallaby has a stronger gamey flavor than a kangaroo and the best area to get it’s miles the moral harvesters at Flinders Island Meats.
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Wallaby shanks

serves 4

four wallaby shanks
1 tbsp plain flour
the drizzle of olive oil
half onion or 2 shallots, finely diced
Two garlic cloves
One celery stalk
One carrot
four hundred g tinned tomatoes
500 ml kangaroo or pork stock
1/4 cup crimson wine
2 tbsp floor bush tomato
1 tsp local thyme, sparkling and picked, or 1/2 the amount dried and floor
Two sprigs of sea rosemary
1 tsp floor pepper berries
Two large sprigs of clean saltbush, chopped
mashed potato, to serve
sea parsley, for garnish

Note: If now not the usage of wallaby or roo, this recipe works for lamb too.

Wash and pat-dry the shanks, then coat in flour. Heat a heavy, heavy-based pot with a lid over high warmth. Brown the shanks on all sides. Remove from the pot and set apart.

Add the oil, onion, garlic, celery, and carrot to the pot. Cook until gentle. Add the tomatoes, inventory, wine and all of the spices, besides the ocean parsley.

Put the shanks and any meat juices lower back within the pot, carry to the boil over excessive warmness, then lessen to a simmer. Put the lid on and cook dinner for 1 1/2 – 2 hours, or till the shanks fall from the bone. Serve with mash and a sea parsley garnish.

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This is an edited extract from Warndu Mai (Good Food) using Rebecca Sullivan and Damien Coulthard (Hachette Australia, $45). Next week, saltbush & muntrie soda bread with Davidson’s plum & cinnamon myrtle jam

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