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Braised Lamb Breast – Cheap & Tasty

Posted on | July 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

We were in Walmart in Cottonwood AZ the other day and I came across a vac sealed bag of Lamb breast.  I’ve never seen lamb breast in a store before.  They were only $1.78 a pound. Since we love lamb but hate the high price of the best cuts, we decided to see if we could do something with this.

The package was 4.01 pounds and cost $7.14.  Thats very cheap compared the lamb I’ve bought in the past.  The cut is a whole lot of bone and fat but some interesting meat too.  We have two pieces in the package.  One is all ribs and the other is ribs and the flank.

Here’s what we did with it:

Finished Lamb Breast

Lamb Breast – Slow Cooked
Download Lamb Breast Recipe

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Serving Size  : 4     Preparation Time :0:45
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Amount  Measure       Ingredient — Preparation Method
——–  ————  ——————————–
4             pounds  lamb breast
1         tablespoon  salt
1         tablespoon  black pepper
1         tablespoon  granulated garlic
Slow Cooker Vegetables and prep
1              large  onion — rough chopped
12            sprigs  fresh rosemary — whole, do not strip
4             sprigs  sage
4               each  carrot — chopped
6               each  medium potato — rough chopped
1 1/2           cups  red wine
1 1/2           cups  water

Season ribs with salt, pepper and garlic.  Brown on medium high temp in

Put Onion on bottom of slow cooker with sage and 1/2 the rosemary. Then
put on the lamb and the balance of the ingredients.  I sprinkle on a bit
more garlic at this point to.
Cook 5 hours or until done.

Lamb will be tender but still a bit fatty.

“Cheap and tasty cut of lamb.  Cook it a long time.”


2 Responses to “Braised Lamb Breast – Cheap & Tasty”

  1. Jay
    February 1st, 2011 @ 9:42 PM

    just got the same cut, took forever removing the membranes and most of the fat, lost about 40% of the total bulk in fat slabs. Wondering if smoking would make the fat melt off? Was it too fatty when you ate it?

  2. Ed
    December 10th, 2012 @ 10:53 AM

    I bought a lamb breast at WalMart, made it Sunday for snacking during the NFL games. This you tube recipe is great although I could care less about the honey parsley vinegar sauce. Cooking is similar to how you handle a pork belly…

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