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Basque Oxtail Stew

Ingredients

3 lbs oxtails
1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
kosher salt to taste
5 tbs flour
olive oil
4 garlic cloves
3 medium onions, chopped
3 mild green chili peppers, chopped
4 carrots sliced
2 cups dry red wine
8 cups chicken stock
This recipe is much loved in the Basque region of Spain. Oxtails cook in wine with garlic and chilies are extra special.

 

  • Flour and salt and pepper the oxtails.
  • In a saute pan using medium high heat brown the oxtails.
  • Once the oxtails are browned, remove them from the pan and  add to a large sauce  pan or  stock pot and cover with 1/2 of the chicken stock
  • In the first pan add the onions and garlic and saute until soft. About 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining flour,salt and pepper and stir.
  • When the color has darkened add the wine and remaining stock.
  • Whisk well until smooth.
  • Add the sauce to the oxtails along with the green peppers and carrots.
  • Cook on medium low for 2 hours.

Servings

4

Prep

15 min

Cook

2 hr

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    Kathy 3 years ago

    I tried this recipe last month and it was SIMPLY DELICIOUS .., I HAD TO DOUBLE THE INGREDIENTS. AND FED (6 PEOPLE) … MOST OF THEM WANTED ( SECONDS)

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Skill Level

Easy