How To Cook Oxtail

How To Cook Oxtail
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This recipe is very special to us as we have inherited this from our mother. As we have mentioned so many times before, our passion for all things food and kitchen comes from her.

Over the years, we have played around with the recipe and tried to perfect it to reflect our own cooking style of how to cook oxtail.

This is the ultimate comfort but for the lazy or those rushed off their feed. It’s a simple as throwing all the ingredients into the pot and letting the heat do the work.

How To Cook Oxtail

Oxtail Stew Recipe

Course Main Course


  • 1.5 Kg Oxtail Pieces
  • 2 Tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp All Purpose Seasoning
  • 300 ml Red Wine
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Large Onion Diced
  • 1 Can Chopped Tomatoes
  • 400 ml Water
  • 1 Branch Rosemary


  • In a large saucepan, add all the ingredients- oxtail, water, rosemary onions, bay leaves, red wine, seasoning and garlic.
  • Cook on low heat for 2-3 hours or until oxtail is tender to your liking.
  • For a roasted/ charred finish, place oxtail stew in the oven at 200° Celsius for 20 mins.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes or rice to complete the hearty meal.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Beef, Oxtail, Oxtail Stew

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