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Braised Oxtails Dinner

By PutoPinoy on Monday, January 12, 2009 At Monday, January 12, 2009

  • 2 oxtails, whole, cut at joint
  • 1 qt. burgundy wine
  • 2 qts. stock or consomme
  • 1 qt. water
  • 2 bay leaves, small
  • 1 pinch thyme
  • 1 pinch rosemary
  • 2 tsp. cracked pepper
  • Whole parsley
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, cut in large pieces
  • 1 to 2 stalks of celery

Marinate oxtails for 12 hours in the above mixture of wine, stock, water, spices and vegetables. Mixture is to be covered and refrigerated for marination. After mixture has marinated: Remove oxtails, reserve liquid. Drain oxtails to remove excess liquid. Saute oxtails in cooking oil, turning occasionally until light brown. Place browned oxtails in a dutch oven (or other heavy pan). Add liquid with vegetables from marination. Add 1 tablespoon tomato paste. Cook uncovered over low flame until oxtails are tender (2 to 3 hours). Stir frequently and add more water if necessary. When oxtails are tender, remove and place on serving dish. Thicken remaining liquid with Beure Manie. Cook mixture until thick (5 to 10 minutes). Add salt, pepper and spices to taste. Strain over oxtails and serve.

1/2 stick butter and flour

Melt butter over low flame. Stir in flour until mixture is thick. Yield: 6 to 8 people.