Simple oxtail potjie

6 servings Prep: 20 mins, Cooking: 3 hrs 15 mins
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An indulgent potjie for a cool evening.

By Food24 May 05 2010
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Ingredients (14)

fresh chillies — 573
2 - 3 oxtail — sliced
250 g bacon — diced
2 onion — large, chopped
3 - 4 carrots — diced
1 garlic — cloves, chopped
1 tomatoes — peeled
freshly ground black pepper
fresh thyme
4 bay leaves
1 kg baby potatoes
300 ml wine — red
250 ml cream
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Step one: season oxtail with salt and black pepper. Bring no.3 potjie up to heat and lubricate with drizzle of olive oil. Add oxtail and bacon and braze.

Step 2: remove oxtail and bacon, add onions, carrots, garlic, tomatoes, bayleaves and wine to potjie and bring to boil. Add oxtail and bacon and season with salt, black pepper and thyme.Cook for 3 hours.

Step 3: add baby potatoes and cook for 15 minutes.

Step 4: add cream and cook for 15 minutes.

Remove from heat and rest for 15 minutes.
Serve on brown rice with grilled veg side (optional) and your favourite red (not negotiable).

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