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Oxtail Recipes - How to cook oxtail recipes

Oxtails are actually the tail of the cow and make wonderful soups and stews. If you have difficulty finding oxtails in your locale, you can substitute meaty veal or beef neck, short rib, shank or other various soup bones, but don't expect quite as robust a flavor. Try these oxtail recipes.

Oxtail Cooking Tips
In days of old, oxtails did come from oxen, but today they are simply the tails of beef cattle of both genders. Get tips and hints on cooking oxtails.

Barbecue Braised Oxtails with Red Chili Beans Recipe
The oxtails are slowly braised in a homemade barbecue sauce, then combined with red chili beans for a hearty cowboy chili.

Basque Oxtails (Behi Buztanak Anda Goriren Zaltzan) Recipe
Oxtails are slowly braised with onion, celery, carrots, garlic, wine, and herbs for a hearty meal.

Braised and Grilled Oxtails Recipe
This is an unusual preparation that is sure to please. Oxtails are slowly braised until tender, then coated in mustard and breadcrumbs before being broiled until the coating is browned and crisped. It's served with a reduced pan gravy.

Braised Oxtail with Carrots Recipe
The rich beef flavor of oxtails marries perfectly with the sweetness of carrots. Serve with buttered noodles, mashed potatoes or rice to take advantage of the natural pan gravy.

Braised Oxtails Recipe
Oxtails are one of the most flavorful beef cuts. Long braising of oxtails makes the meat fall off the bones.

Braised Oxtails with Mushrooms Recipe
Flavorful beef oxtails are braised in wine and chicken stock with mushrooms, leeks, garlic, and herbs. Plan ahead for this one so you can de-fat the dish before serving with noodles or mashed potatoes.

Braised Oxtails with Rutabaga Recipe
Slow cooking is the key to tender oxtails cooked with garlic, soy sauce, Scotch, orange zest, and rutabagas making a heart-warming meal in one.

Breaded Oxtails Recipe
This unusual preparation calls for cookng the oxtails until tender, then breading and frying.

Country Oxtails Dinner Recipe
Plan this meal a day in advance so you can cook the oxtails and get rid of the fat before cooking with the vegetables. Crusty bread is a welcome addition to soak up the rich gravy.

Garden Barley Oxtail Soup Recipe
Vegetables and barley enrich this hearty soup made with oxtails (beef tails) and loaded with beef. This is comfort food at its best and the most flavorful vegetable beef soup you have ever had. If you are unable to find oxtails, you may substitute short ribs, but the flavor will not be as rich.

Herbed Oxtail Terrine Recipe
Oxtails are slow-cooked with vegetables, herbs, and wine to release their natural gelatin then molded into a terrine served with an herbed cream sauce.

Jamaican Oxtail Stew Recipe
Oxtails are beef tails and they make a deliciously rich and hearty stew filled with vegetables. The Jamaican touch is in the use of the allspice. Don't skip it!

Kare Kare (Oxtails with Tripe) Recipe
This is a traditional Filipino dish served on special occasions as well as family dinners. The oxtails and tripe are slowly simmered to tenderness before creating the delectable peanut sauce.

Malay Oxtail Soup Recipe
Garlic, cilantro, cumin, coriander, chiles, cinnamon, and ginger flavor oxtail soup served over cooked pasta or barley. Feel free to adjust the amount of chiles to suit your own personal tastes, but the soup should be a bit spicy. Beef short ribs may be substituted for the oxtails, if need be.

Mom's Oxtail Ragout Recipe
Oxtails are slow-simmered with potatoes, carrots, leeks, turnips, and parsnips for a hearty stew just like Mom used to make. You may wish to make the broth the day before so you can chill it to remove the fat. Beef short ribs may be substituted for the oxtails, if need be.

Oxtail and Lentil Soup Recipe
Oxtails provide the flavor boost to this hearty soup of lentils, brown rice, and other vegetables. Serve with a salad for a filling meal.

Oxtail Consomme with Custard Royale Recipe
Oxtails are baked to release flavor, then boiled and strained into a rich consomme clear soup. A custard of eggs, thyme, and chives is baked, cut into squares, and floated as dumplings in the soup. This will take some time and attention, but the resulting dish is well worth it. You may make the consomme up to 3 days in advance.

Oxtail Dumplings Recipe
Here's an unusual way to use cooked oxtails. The meat is combined with sausage, bread, egg, garlic, onion, and cheese into dumplings which are then cooked in broth. The food processor makes quick work of the mixing process, but you can also make it by hand. You can make these ahead of time and freeze for future use.

Oxtail Pate Recipe
Move over chopped liver! Oxtails are combined with onion, orange juice, peppercorns, and cloves in the food processor for a delectable spread served with crusty peasant bread. May be made up to three days in advance.

Oxtail Ragout Recipe
Onions, garlic, turnips, carrots, herbs, spices, and stout beer add tremendous flavor to chunky oxtail stew. The pressure cooker makes quick work of tenderizing and extracting flavor from the beef oxtails when standard simmering would take twice as long.

Oxtail Soup Recipe
Oxtails are beef, and they make the most delicious soup. Here it is made with onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and wine. It does take a long simmering time, but requires little work. The result is well worth it.

Oxtails Stewed in Pasta Sauce Recipe
Hearty oxtails are cooked up quickly in the pressure cooker along with leeks, carrots, black olives, wine, and tomato pasta sauce. The potatoes are riced with Parmesan cheese and served with the beef stew mixture on top.

Oxtails, Roman Style Recipe
The oxtails are slow cooked in wine and tomato sauce to incredible tenderness. The meat and rich gravy are served with pasta. Salad and bread are natural accompaniments.

Spicy Vietnamese Beef and Noodle Soup Recipe
Oxtails render incredible flavor to beef and noodle soup loaded with vegetables, ginger, garlic, spices, and herbs. The oxtails will take some time to cook, but the time is well-spent. Start this soup the day before so you can refrigerate overnight and remove the fat.

Stewed Oxtail, Oriental-Style Recipe
Fermented black beans, soy sauce, rice wine, and ginger give an oriental flair to braised oxtails. Serve with Chinese rice or noodles.

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