Oxtail Stew

Recipe by ccferne
READY IN: 4hrs 45mins




  • Place oxtails in a heavy soup kettle or dutch oven. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, and liquor. Cover and marinate for one hour.
  • Cook covered over medium heat for 30 minutes to draw out juices.
  • Uncover. Bring to a boil and turn often till meat is browned and liquid is evaporated. Add garlic, bay leaves, oregano, and one onion, coarsely chopped, along with 1/4 cup beef broth. Cook and stir to deglaze pan.
  • Add remaining beef broth. Cover and simmer gently until meat is tender when piereced (about 3 hours).
  • Remove pan from heat. Strain broth into a large saucepan or bowl. Discard onion and herbs; set meat aside. When meat is cool, remove it from bones, cut in bite-sized pieces, and return to broth. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Skim off and discard fat. Bring broth to a boil. Add celery, carrot, and 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until veggies are tender (about 20 minutes).