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Basic Oxtail Casserole

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Ingredients
  Margarine/Butter 3 Ounce
  Oxtails 4 , cut up
  Onions 6 , skinned and sliced
  Plain flour 3 Ounce
  Stock 2 1⁄4 Pint
  Dried mixed herbs 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Bay leaves 2
  Lemon juice 6 Teaspoon
  Carrots 8 , peeled and sliced
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange all the ingredients and utensils to be used in cooking.

MAKING
2) In a frying pan, melt the margarine or butter.
3) Fry the oxtail, few pieces at a time.
4) In a large casserole, transfer the fried oxtail.
5) In the heated pan, fry the onions and add to the oxtail casserole.
6) Remove the pan from the heat, mix flour into the remaining butter in the pan.
7) Add the stock with herbs, juice of lemon and bring the stock to boil.

FINALIZING
8) Over the meat casserole, pour the cooked stock.
9) Add in the casserole dish, carrots and salt and pepper seasoning.
9) Cover the casserole and in oven cook at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes.
10) Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F and cook for further 2 1/2 hours.
11) Chill the casserole.

SERVING
12) Reheat while serving and remove the excess surface fat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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