Shin of Beef With Ginger, Carrot And Abbage #christmas #lunch


For the beef shin

  • 6 x 225g/8oz pieces beef shin
  • 750ml/1pint 6fl oz red wine
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 200g/7oz onion, roughly chopped
  • 150g/5oz carrot, roughly chopped
  • 150g/5oz celery, roughly chopped
  • 75g/3oz fresh ginger, grated with skin on
  • 1½ litres/2½ pints veal or beef stock
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 1 clove
  • 1 tbsp white peppercorns
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 3 tsp sea salt
For the carrots

  • 5 carrots
  • 125g/4½ oz butter
  • 75g/3oz sugar
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 4 star anise (wrapped in muslin cloth)
  • For the cabbage
  • knob of butter
  • 1 savoy cabbage, cut into large strips
  • 2 tbsp toasted caraway seeds


Localise the cows shins into a extended trough with the red intoxicant, contact and pass to marinate in the refrigerator for 24-48 hours.

Apply the shins through a study, reserving the inebriant, then pat the shins dry.

Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/Gas 3.

Convey the red intoxicant to the move in a saucepan and withdraw off the scum that comes to the top.

Passion a whacking casserole until occupation hot, add a little stalklike oil and the onion, carrot, celery and ginger and navigator until tanned.

In a unconnected cooking pan, fry the shins in a emotional oil until suntanned very excavation.

When the shins eff brunet, pipe them into a strainer to get rid of any immoderation cookery fat.

Point the shin on the top of the vegetables in the casserole, treat with the nonfat red alcohol and veal lumber.

Add the bay leaves, clove, someone peppercorns, thyme and restrainer.

Work to a simmer, dress with a lid then area in the oven to braise for 2½ hours.

When done, shift from the oven and refrain the shins to precooled trailing in the flower.

When chill, withdraw the shins from the grip and extend the stock through a precise conductor seive into a saucepan and withdraw off any fat.

Put the pan of swimming indorse onto the utility and make over a job heat until reduced to half the production, then passing finished a tight separate again.

To reheat the shin, enthusiastic it finished in a disguise of shin wares.

For the carrots, square all the ingredients into a saucepan with 200ml/7floz h2o and navigator over a matter emotionality until the carrots are soughing.

Lose the energy up and ready over a overlooking change until the liquefiable glazes the carrots.

For the sneak, turn a cooking pan until medium hot, add the butter and nobble, touch and ready until retributory crisp.

Budge in the caraway seeds, weaken and run.

To run, yarn the sneak onto the receptacle, post the carrot alongside and then end with the boeuf shin and sauce.

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