NICARAGUAN OXTAIL STEW

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup uncooked white beans
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 3 pounds of beef oxtails
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 2 cups of beef stock
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Few shots of hot sauce

Preparation

Soak the beans in cold water overnight OR place beans in a small saucepan with 1 cup of water and cover. Bring to a boil and turn off heat. Allow to sit for 1 hour covered with the heat off.

In a heavy skillet brown the oxtails in lard. Place them in a large (about 6 quart) stove top casserole or stock pot. Add all the remaining ingredients except the water and beans.

Then, add just enough water to cover the contents of the pot, this should be about 2 cups more or less. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

Drain the beans and add to the stock pot. Continue cooking covered for an additional 1 1/2 hours.

Stir occasionally and add additional water if necessary, you do not want the pot to dry out.

If you like a thick stew, remove the lid during the last half hour of cooking.

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Características

  • Alimento base: Oxtail
  • Dificultad: Easy
  • Tiempo preparación: 200 min.
  • Comensales: 6
  • Estacionalidad: All year
  • País: Nicaragua
  • Comunidad:
  • Típica de: Nicaragua
  • Provincia:
  • Microondas: No
  • Celiacos: No
  • Afrodisiaca: No
  • Thermomix: No
  • Niños: No
  • Light: No
  • Vegetariana: No

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