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Classic Oxtail Soup

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Ingredients
  Oxtail 1
  Butter 30 Milliliter
  Onion 1 Large
  Carrots 3
  Celery stalks 2
  Beef consomm/Water 2 1⁄4 Liter
  Whole peppercorns 6
  Salt 5 Milliliter
  Bay leaves 2
  Thyme 2 Milliliter
  Dill/Marjoram 5 Milliliter
  Lemon peel slice 4
  Dry sherry 60 Milliliter
Directions

Place the butter in a large microwave-safe bowl and melt 1 minute at HIGH.
Add the onion, carrots and celery, stir well.
Microwave 3 minutes at HIGH.
Stir well and microwave another 3 minutes at HIGH.
Add the oxtail.
Stir to mix.
Add the beef consomme or water.
Add the peppercorns, salt, bay leaves, thyme, dill or marjoram, and the lemon peel.
Mix well.
Cover, microwave 1 hour at MEDIUM-HIGH.
Stir and microwave at HIGH 25 to 35 minutes or until meat on oxtail is tender.
Pour into a bowl, cover and refrigerate 6 to 12 hours.
Reheat 20 minutes at HIGH.
Remove oxtail and pass soup through a fine sieve.
Add the oxtail and the sherry.
Warm up at HIGH when ready to serve.
Place a piece of oxtail in each bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Party

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Anonymous's picture
this cannot be how they make it in China, microwave? There is nothing classic about this recipe.