Jamaican Oxtails

Jamaican Oxtails

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1/4 c Soy sauce
1 Tomato; chopped
1 Onion; sliced
3 tb Molasses
3 lb Oxtails; trimmed
1 ts Pepper
1 sprig Thyme
1 Bell pepper; chopped
1 Habanero chile; chopped
1/2 ts Salt
1 clove Garlic; pressed
6 c Hot water
1/4 c Flour
1/4 c Vegetable oil

Original recipe makes 4



: Place oxtails in a large bowl. Add sliced onion and soy sauce. Mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. : Combine flour, salt and pepper. Dredge oxtails in mixture making sure all sides are covered. Reserve onion. Heat oil in large Dutch oven until hot. Brown oxtails. : Remove meat from pan, drain off all but 1-2 tablespoons oil. Add reserved onion, tomato, bell pepper, chile and garlic to pan and saute lightly, scraping up brown bits. Add hot water and molasses and stir well. Return oxtails to pan and cook over low heat for 1-1/2 hours. Add thyme sprig and continue to cook 30 minutes longer. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #086 by BobbieB1@aol.com on Mar 25, 1997

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vanzdeez 1y ago

Been using this recipe for couple of years now. Perfect recipe
Kand3e 1y ago

I have to admit. I was pleasantly surprised, because it is so easy to make and it turned out so delicious. Everyone loved it!!! I will definitely make again. The only difference is I added a little more seasoning for flavor. Otherwise, it tasted like the dishes I've had at restaurants.
ifeyu 2y ago

I made this recipe for the first time about 6 years ago and this is the only recipe I will use fort oxtails it's is truly the best I finished it using my slow cooker. I have been a member of Bigoven since my first Iphone
Raisinet 2y ago

Very very good
Th3gh0st 2y ago

The recipe was great, had to tweak for better taste. Thanks for sharing.
MelbaLAlvarez 2y ago

This recipe was wonderful! It gave me a basis in which to build my own unique flavors for oxtails. Thank you for posting this recipe!
Msljeff 2y ago

This was great. I'm Jamaican so I normally make oxtails. I tried it this way and it was delicious. I will make it again!!!!
Stacyarcher 4y ago

These were phenomenal. Tastes just like the ones at my favorite Jamaican restaurant. Tender and flavorful.
Pepswife 4y ago

Made it twice in a row:)
Osamabeenhidin 4y ago

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