The Rye Spice Co. Ltd.

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Slow Cooker Shoulder of Lamb

Slow Cooker Lamb Shoulder

Lamb Shoulder cooked for 8 hours in the slow cooker is delicious and the juices are made into a rich tasty Gravy.  Serve with Roast Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables.


  • 1 tsp Mixed Herbs
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Granules (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Cracked Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Rubbed Mint
  • 6 Mint Leaves chopped
  • 1kg Lamb Shoulder Joint (get your butcher to de-bone if you wish but keep it with the meat for cooking to enhance flavours)
  • 100ml Red Wine
  • 6 Shallots
  • 225ml Lamb Stock
  • 2 tsp Cornflour mixed with a little water



  1.  Turn your slow cooker to low and put the Lamb Shoulder in.
  2. Add the Garlic Granules if using, Cracked Black Pepper, Rubbed Mint, Red Wine, Shallots and Stock.
  3. Stir, cover and cook for 7-8 hours, stir from time to time.
  4. When you are 20 minutes before you are ready to serve, remove the Lamb and keep warm.
  5. Turn the slow cooker to high, add the Cornflour paste and stir until the Gravy thickens.
  6. Add the fresh Mint.
  7. Your Lamb will be very tender and should pull apart easily, pour over the Gravy and enjoy!

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The Rye Spice Co. Ltd.
Unit 2, Hollands Business Park
Rye Harbour Road
East Sussex
TN31 7TE

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