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Oxtail Stew With Herbs

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Ingredients
  Oxtail 3 Pound, cut into pieces 2 inches long
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Juniper berries 10
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1 Teaspoon
  Brandy 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Drippings/Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Stock/Warm water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  Paprika pepper 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Lay the pieces of oxtail in a shallow dish.
Crush the garlic.
Mix the salt, garlic, bay leaf, juniper berries, lemon juice, sugar, herbs and brandy, and pour over the meat.
Cover and leave to marinate for 1 hour.
Remove the oxtail pieces, dry with paper towels and coat with the flour.
Heat the drippings or oil in a flameproof casserole.
Add the oxtail pieces and brown quickly.
Mix the wine, stock or water, tomato paste and paprika with the marinade and pour into the casserole.
Bring to the boil, stirring, then cover and simmer for 3-1 hours, until the oxtail is tender.
Serve with noodles and a green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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1 Comment

Gaylene Williams's picture
Great recipe have been cooking this for 23 years and still a favourite