While cooler weather is amongst us it often brings on the cravings for more comfort food. If this is you be sure to try this Jamaican Curry Oxtail recipe today!
Prep Time: 20-30 minutes
Cook Time: 2-3 hours
– 4 pounds of oxtail– 3 tablespoons Curry Powder – 2 tablespoons of all-purpose seasoning – 1 teaspoon of salt – 1 teaspoon of black pepper – 6-8 stalks of scallion, chopped – 4 sprigs of thyme – 1/2 medium green sweet pepper, diced – 1/2 medium red sweet pepper, diced – 1 scotch bonnet pepper, chopped – 6 garlic cloves, chopped – 1 teaspoon grated ginger – 2 medium onions, chopped – 5-7 crushed allspice berries – 1-2 cans of drained broad beans or butter beans – 4-6 cups of boiling hot water – 1 cup of green seasoning – 2 tablespoons of oil – Vinegar – Lemon
1. Begin by preparing the seasoning ingredients and setting them aside.Add Curry. 4. In a dutch pot or large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. 5. Add the seasoned oxtail to the pot and stir. 6. After 5 minutes, add 2-3 cups of hot water to the pot. Cover and allow it to slow cook on low to medium heat for 1.5 hours. 7. Check the pot periodically and add additional boiling hot water as needed to maintain the desired consistency. 8. After the 1.5 hour mark, add the remaining seasoning along with the drained butter beans. Continue to simmer until the oxtail is fully cooked. 9. Taste the pot and add extra seasoning if desired. 10. Once the gravy has slightly thickened and the oxtail is cooked, remove the pot from the heat and serve. Enjoy your delicious oxtail dish! Note: Adjust the seasoning and spice levels according to your taste preferences. We want to see your pics. Definitely share with us @therainaskitchen and @mommination2. In a large bowl, clean the oxtail by washing it with vinegar, lime/lemon, and water. Pat it dry. 3. Season the oxtail with half of the all-purpose seasoning, salt, green seasoning, black pepper, scallion, thyme, sweet peppers, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, ginger, onion, and crushed allspice berries.
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