Sweet And Sour Tongue
|Beef tongue||2 3⁄4 Pound|
|Hot water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Onion powder||2 Teaspoon|
|For sweet and sour sauce|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened pineapple juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Cider vinegar||1 Tablespoon|
Wash tongue and trim fat.
Place in 3-qt casserole with water, salt, pepper and onion powder; cover.
Microwave at High 3 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave 40 minutes.
Turn tongue; cover.
Microwave 30 to 40 minutes, or until tender.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Plunge tongue into cold water.
Remove skin, fat, bones and gristle.
Discard cooking liquid.
In 2-cup measure blend sauce ingredients.
Microwave at High 3 to 6 minutes, or until thickened, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Microwave tongue at High 1 to 3 minutes to reheat.
Serve with sauce.