Oxtail – sticky lipped, finger licking yumminess in a pot, that’s what oxtail is. This recipe is from my mother in law and is simply out of this world!

oxtail 2kg oxtail
Olive oil
50ml apple cider vinegar
Salt
Pepper
2 Onions – chopped
4 Celery sticks – chopped
4 Carrots – chopped
4 cloves of garlic –
500ml water or beef bone broth

Brown the oxtail in a little oil. Remove from the pot.
Add the onions, garlic, celery and carrots and gently fry.
Replace the oxtail and toss.
Add the vinegar and bone broth/water.

Bring to a rolling simmer. Reduce heat to lowest and cook for 4 hours.

oxtailYou can also place in the oven at 150 deg C for 4 hours.

Check liquid levels every hour and add half a cup if need be.

Serve with – rice/polenta/mashed potato or cauliflower mash OR

You can debone the meat and serve it over gnocchi OR

You can serve it in a bowl with crush ciabatta bread.

ENJOY!