Oxtail Stew with Grace Butter Beans


Oxtail Stew with Grace Butter Beans
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 3 pound(s) oxtail
  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 medium carrots
  • 1 clove(s) garlic
  • 1 cup(s) tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoon(s) cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 tablespoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/4 cup(s) Grace Vegetable Oil
  • 4 rasher(s) Grace Streaky Bacon
  • 8 cup(s) hot water
  • 2 stalk(s) escallion
  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 2 can(s) Grace Butter Beans

Oxtail Stew with Grace Butter Beans Directions

  1. Cut oxtail into bite size pieces, slice onions, and carrots, crush garlic, chop tomatoes and finely chop escallion.
  2. Trim away excess fat and place oxtail pieces in boiling water for 2-3 minutes to scald.  Dry well on absorbent paper and coat with cornflour.  Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pot and brown oxtail on both sides; pour off excess oil.
  4. Dice bacon and fry for a few minutes.
  5. Return oxtail to pot with bacon along with carrot, onion, garlic, tomatoes and hot water.
  6. Cover and simmer gently for 3 hours or until oxtail is almost tender.  (A pressure cooker may be used to shorten the cooking time).
  7. Add more liquid, if necessary, and correct seasoning.
  8. Cover and simmer for a final 20-30 minutes.
  9. Add the Grace Butter Beans and allow to heat through.

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