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braised beef oxtail

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marianne Sanders
Fairfax, VA

THIS IS NOT MY RECIPE. It is by Chef Tony Teems. Found it on Facebook and I intend to try it this weekend. I think, however, I will make it using spare ribs instead of oxtail.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -5
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 3 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For braised beef oxtail

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 lb
    oxtail cut into 2 in. sections
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
    onion roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
    red wine
  • 1/2 c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 5 c
    beef broth
  • 1 tsp
    coarse ground black pepper

How To Make braised beef oxtail

  • 1
    1. In a heavy-bottom saucepot, heat the olive oil. Dust the oxtail pieces with a pre-seasoned flour then browning on all sides of the pieces. Remove; set aside onto a paper towel to drain off excess oil.
  • 2
    2. In a heavy bottom stock pot pre-heat beef broth, garlic, black pepper, onions, red wine and Worcestershire sauce bring to a rolling boil .
  • 3
    3. Add the browned oxtails and turn down the flame to simmer and cover continue cooking tails 2 1/2 -3 hours occasionally stirring tails as not to stick, adding 2 more cups of hot water as needed when the liquid becomes low, continue cooking oxtails until tender. This method makes it's own gravy.
  • 4
    4. Once the oxtail are tender, remove the pieces to a serving dish ladle the sauce over the top. Serve with rice or mashed potatoes even pasta

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