Grilled Veal Shanks

Raw veal shanks ready for gilling
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  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2

This is a convenient way to prepare veal shanks since they are grilled in a foil packet. You can serve shanks with potatoes or noodles.

What You'll Need

  • 6 veal shanks, about 2 inches thick
  • 1/2 cup (120 mL) white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup (120 mL) olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 small shallot (chopped finely)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL)​ ​orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) thyme

How to Make It

  1. Place shanks in a shallow glass dish. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Pour mixture over shanks, cover, and allow to marinate for 6-12 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  4. Tear off two large pieces of foil. Place 3 shanks in each piece. Fold over and crimp edges of foil to create a packet.
  5. Place packets onto the grill and allow to cook over direct medium heat for 30-35 minutes.
  1. Remove, and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 2052
Total Fat 126 g
Saturated Fat 34 g
Unsaturated Fat 67 g
Cholesterol 715 mg
Sodium 2,888 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 193 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)