Oxtail Stew

Oxtail Stew Recipe

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Oxtail Stew Recipe

Recipe Info


Serves: 6


Calories: 208
Carbs: 15g
Fat: 7g
Protein: 13g

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Cooking Times

20 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 20 Minutes
240 min
Cook Time
4 Hours and 0 Minutes
260 min
Total Time
4 Hours and 20 Minutes



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  1. Wash the oxtail joints thoroughly
  2. Place the oxtails in a heavy saucepan and add the spices, salt and pepper, garlic, and 250 ml water. Simmer for three to four hours, adding more water to keep the oxtail covered
  3. About halfway through, two hours, add the carrots and the onions
  4. When the oxtail is done, remove the bay leave and cloves and use a skimmer to skim off as much as the fat as you can
  5. For the Gravy Melt the butter in a frying pan, stir in the flour and cook over low heat until it turns brown in colour
  6. Add the Oxtail and stir until the gravy thickens
  7. Cook for another 10 to 15 minutes and serve straight away.

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Jenna J
Love this!Going to make it tonight again! 5.00

Soleil Frye
Thanks for this great Oxtail Stew recipe! Not sure what it is with this recipe, but every time I recommend this recipe to my husband he says yes, but he wants to make the oxtail soup. Thanks for that, it saves me time, and it is good family fun. 👪😜👶 5.00
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The Cooking Cat
It is true what you say Soleil. My husband also prefers cooking this oxtail soup recipe. Great fun and thanks for your comments.

Dirk Joubert
Great recipe! I am a man that generally does not do the cooking, but this oxtail soup recipe is so easy even my kids can do the cooking! Love it! 💘💘🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5.00


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