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Oxtail potjie

Nothing says tradtionally South African more than a 3 legged pot on the coals.
 
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Recipe from: 23 February 2011
Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 4 hrs
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 30
    ml
    butter
  • 30
    ml
    canola oil
  • 1.5
    kg
    oxtail, small pieces
  • seasoned flour
  • 1
    onion, sliced
  • 3
    cloves, garlic, sliced
  • 1
    large carrot, diced
  • 1
    large stick of celery
  • 2
    sprigs rosemary
  • 12
    pickling (baby) onions, peeled
  • 250
    g
    baby carrots, peeled (or just 4 large carrots, cut into large chunks)
  • 12
    baby potatoes
  • 250
    ml
    strong beef stock
  • 30
    ml
    tomato paste
  • 500
    ml
    good red wine
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Coat the oxtail pieces liberally in seasoned flour.
Heat the butter and oil in the potjie.
Brown the meat and set aside.
Add the prepared onion, garlic, carrot, celery and rosemary and fry until softened.
Add the remaining veggies and heat through.
Add the meat, followed by the hot stock, tomato paste and wine.
Cover and simmer gently over moderate heat for 4 hours.
Add more wine if the liquid evaporates too rapidly.
Season to taste and serve with rice, mash or homemade bread!
 
Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey.
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