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Recipe: Oxtails July 27, 2009

Filed under: Jamaica,Recipes — carter8613 @ 6:30 am
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Jamaican Oxtails

Jamaican Oxtails

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs of oxtails
  • 1 tin of broad beans
  • 5 cups of water
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 scallion
  • 1/2 a scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1/2 lb of carrots
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp of allspice
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of pepper

 

Directions:

  • Chop the scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot and thyme
  • Season the oxtails with scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, thyme, allspice, salt and pepper
  • Fry the oxtail and seasoning in a tablespoon of oil for about 10 minutes
  • 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
  • Add the beans and simmer for a further 30 minutes
  • Serve with Rice and Peas
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