Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Oxtail

 

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The oxtail is a popular dish in the island of Jamaica. Oxtail is the tail of cattle that is sliced up and can be prepared with many side dishes and this delicacy also makes a killer gravy. Today we will give you the recipe to make your own tasty, mouthwatering Jamaican Oxtail at home. Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients

2lb of Oxtail
1 tin of broad beans
5 cups of water
1 onion
2 tomatoes
2 scallion
1/2 a scotch bonnet pepper

1 tablespoon ReCaFo Jamaican Sweet & Spicy Sauce
1/2 lb of carrots
2 cloves of garlic
4 sprigs of fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon of all spice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of pepper

Cooking

Oxtail and beans - Chopping the vegetables

Chop the scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot and thyme

Oxtail and beans - Seasoning the oxtail

Season the oxtail with scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, thyme, allspice, salt and pepper

Oxtail and beans - Browning the oxtail

Fry the oxtail and seasoning in a tablespoon of oil for about 10 minutes.

Oxtail and beans - Adding the vegetables

Stir in the water, onion, tomato and carrot, turn down the heat and simmer the pot until the oxtail has softened (about three hours), stirring occasionally.

Oxtail and beans - Adding the beans

Add the beans and simmer for a further 30 minutes

Serving

Oxtail and beans - Serving

Serve with rice and peas

Courtesy of Jamaica travel & culture.com

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14 thoughts on “Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Oxtail

  1. Reblogged this on THE ISLAND JOURNAL and commented:
    The oxtail is a popular dish in the island of Jamaica. Oxtail is the tail of cattle that is sliced up and can be prepared with many side dishes and this delicacy also makes a killer gravy. Today we will give you the recipe to make your own tasty, mouthwatering Jamaican Oxtail at home. Check out the recipe below.

    1. Broad beans are peas/beans that are broader or bigger than your average bean. If you search online or ask in your supermarket you should be able to find it. It goes really well with Oxtail. πŸ˜ƒ Let us know if we can help you any further and try the recipe and tell us what you think.

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