What are beef shanks?
About the ingredient beef shanks. Including 9 recipes with beef shanks, and where to find it.
The beef shank is the shank (or leg) portion of a steer or heifer.
Due to the constant use of this muscle by the animal it tends to be tough, dry, and sinewy, so is best when cooked for a long time in moist heat.
As it is very lean, it is widely used to prepare very low-fat ground beef. Due to its lack of sales, it is not often seen in shops. Although, if found in retail, it is very cheap and a low-cost ingredient for beef stock. Beef shank is a common ingredient in soups.
Beef shanks is usually found in the meats section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
|British (UK) term:||Beef shanks|
|en français:||jarrets de bœuf|
|en español:||Pierna de res|
There are 9 recipes that contain this ingredient.