Braised Oxtails

Melissa Baldan


These are one of my signature dishes! They are amazing and only made by your truly! I've never had them quite like this or quite as good!

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4-5 lb
oxtails, get the meaty cuts


3 c
white onion, medium chop
1 c
olive oil
1/2 c
garlic, medium chop
1/2 c
garlic scape (stems), medium chop
2 Tbsp
splash truffle oil
2 tsp
allspice, ground
2 tsp
clove, ground
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
chinese five spice powder


1 large
tomato, any red varity, coarse chop
water, see below

How to Make Braised Oxtails


  • 1Place oxtails in a large resealable bag. Mix together remaining oxtail marinade ingredients and pour over oxtails in the bag. Coat the oxtails well and press out air. Marinade overnight.
  • 2Remove oxtails from marinade and set the marinade/onion mixture aside. In a braiser or oven safe skillet brown each side of oxtails on medium-high heat in batches. Set oxtails aside. Add onion mixture to pan and sautee. Once sauteed add the oxtail back into pan.
  • 3Add water to cover 1/4 of the oxtails. Cover and place in 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Add in tomatoes, cover and return to oven for 30 minutes or until oxtails are tender.
  • 4Remove from oven and garnish with drained onion tomato mixture.

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About Braised Oxtails

Course/Dish: Beef

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