Lamb Shanks with Tropical Barbecue sauce


  • 4 lamb shanks
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup diced pineapple


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, tomato sauce, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, ginger, cumin, chili powder, black pepper, and salt.
  2. Place the lamb shanks in a large resealable bag and pour the marinade over the lamb. Seal the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the lamb shanks from the marinade and discard the marinade. Place the lamb shanks on the grill and cook for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, turning occasionally, or until the lamb is tender and cooked through.
  5. During the last 10 minutes of grilling, brush the lamb shanks with the diced pineapple.
  6. Serve the grilled lamb shanks with the tropical barbecue sauce on the side. Enjoy!


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