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Pepperpot Guyanese Style

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Ingredients
  Cow foot 4 Pound, cleaned
  Stew beef 3 1⁄2 Pound, cubed
  Corned beef brisket 1 Pound, cubed
  Oxtail 2 Pound, cleaned
  Dried thyme 2 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 2 Teaspoon, ground
  Fresh thyme sprigs 8
  Cassareep 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1 Dash
  Salt To Taste
  Chilli pepper 1 Small, whole
  Onion 1 Large, whole
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon (to taste)
  Clove 8 Small
  Cinnamon sticks 3
  Orange peel 1 Large
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large pot, put the cow foot. Pour water to cover it and bring it to boil. Simmer till the cow foot is cooked.
2. Trim the fat from the corned beef and oxtail. Cut the corned beef into cubes.
3. Prepare the other ingredients according to the list.
4. In a bowl, mix cubes of stew beef and corned beef. Add 1 tablespoon thyme, 1 teaspoon ground peppercorns, 4 sprigs fresh thyme and 2 tablespoon cassareep. Mix it well till all pieces are coated well.
5. In another bowl take the cleaned oxtail and add 1 tablespoon thyme, 1 teaspoon ground peppercorns, 4 sprigs fresh thyme and 2 tablespoon cassareep. Mix it well till all pieces are coated well.

MAKING
6. In a frying pan, heat some cooking oil and put the seasoned beef pieces. Cover it and cook on low heat till it is cooked well.
7. In a pot, put the seasoned oxtails, fill water to cover it and cook on low heat till done.
8. Transfer the cooked beef and oxtails into the pot with cow foot. Season with salt.
9. Put the whole onion and chilli pepper, cloves, cinnamon and garlic cloves into it.
10. Add sugar and orange peel. Taste at this stage and adjust the salt and sugar as required. Pour the remaining cassareep and stir continuously till it dissolves into the liquid.
11. Bring it to boil and cover and simmer for another hour or till all the ingredientsa re cooked well.

SERVING
12. In a serving plate or bowl, serve this with bread or rice.

TIPS
Reduce the meat according to requirement.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Guyanese
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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