Shank (meat)

A cooked lamb shank

A meat shank or shin is the portion of meat around the tibia of the animal, the leg bone beneath the knee.

Lamb shanks are often braised whole; veal shanks are typically cross-cut.

Some dishes made using shank include:


  1. Labarca, Rafael. 2009. Meal in the Pampas During the Saltpetre Boom in Chile: A View from Historic Zooarchaeology. Revista Española de antropología Americana.

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