AJÍ DE LENGUA (SPICY TONGUE)

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AJÍ DE LENGUA (SPICY TONGUE)

AJÍ DE LENGUA (SPICY TONGUE). Alimento Base: Cow tongue, Before cooking the tongue, soften it by beating it with a cooking hammer so that later it is easy to peel. Pour water in a large casserole and set it to boil over high heat. Once the water...
Tiempo de preparación 3 h 30 min
Tiempo total 3 h 30 min
Plato Cow tongue
Cocina Bolivia
Raciones 8 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 1 cow tongue 2 lb more or less
  • Enough water to cook the tongue
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 cups white onion cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup tomato peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ cup ground spicy red pepper
  • ½ cup parsley finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon crumbled oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 cup green peas peeled
  • 4 cups broth or water
  • 1 spoonful salt
  • To serve:
  • 8 whole cooked potatoes
  • Chuño phuti
  • Bolivian salsa cruda
  • 2 spoonfuls parsley finely chopped

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • Before cooking the tongue, soften it by beating it with a cooking hammer so that later it is easy to peel.
  • Pour water in a large casserole and set it to boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling add the tongue.
  • Let it cook for two hours until it is soft.
  • Remove the tongue from the pot, let it cool and peel the skin that covers it. Then cut the tongue into thin slices.
  • In a separate casserole add the oil and set to cook over high heat. Once the oil is hot add the onion. Sauté the onion.
  • Then add the tomato, spicy red pepper, parsley, cumin, oregano, ground pepper, peas, broth and finally the salt.
  • Mix well and let it cook for one hour more or less. The mixture must be thick.
  • To the previous preparation add the tongue slices, mix well and let it cook a little until the tongue takes the flavor from the sauce.