Friday, 8 March 2013

Recipe : Oxtail Soup


Hello Lovelies!  Today, I'm going to share one of my all time favorite soup recipes - Oxtail Soup!  Have you tried oxtail soup?  It tastes utterly divine!  Yes..... I know. This recipe can be laborious and time consuming to make,Fainting but I promise you it's well worth the effort.  So what are you waiting for?  Grab your apron and let's get busy!

Cook time : Approximately 4 hours and 30 mins
Prep time :  15 mins
Yield : serves 3-4

Ingredients :
1 1/4 pounds meaty oxtails
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons coriander powder
1 tablespoon cumin powder
1 tablespoon fennel powder
2 tablespoons tomato puree
1 carrot, diced
2 large potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 stalks celery, chopped
Coriander leaves, chopped
1.5 liter water
Salt & black pepper

Ingredient A :
4 cardamoms
1 cinnamon stick
6 star anise

Ingredient B - Blended
10 small red onions
4 cloves of garlic
2 stalks lemon grass
1cm ginger

Instructions :

1.   Boil the oxtail in the large pot approximately 3 hours  until  cooked,  then
      drain and put aside for later.

2.   Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in the large  pot  over  medium  heat.  Saute
      ingredients A & B until the aromas are released.  Add coriander powder,
      fennel powder & cumin powder. Stir in tomato puree for 5 minutes.

3.   Add water and oxtails to pot. Cover and simmer 1 hour until meat is fork
      tender.  Add carrots and potatoes.   Cover and simmer until carrots and
      potatoes are tender.   Add chopped coriander leaves, stir and season to
      taste with salt and black pepper.

4.   Ladle into bowls and serve the soup hot with baguette.  Yum!


I truly hope you give this recipe a try and tell me what you think.  


  1. Thanks for sharing this one! I have so never heard of it before! I enjoy cooking and learning new recipes and this one looks insanely awesome!

    1. Thanks for stopping by! Try out this recipe, you will love it. :)

  2. Hi Rena
    Returning the visit. You have an awesome blog. I'm now your newest follower. I look forward to visiting you often.
    Have an awesome day.

  3. Hmm looks yummy Rena!
    Have a great day!
    xo Lily

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    new follower bev

    1. Hi, thanks bev! Heading to your blog. Will
      follow you back.

  5. It looks yummy , I am sure that I would try it after the starting of my cooking classes :)
    Following back :)
    Aree With Umbrella

  6. I've never had oxtail soup, but it sounds interesting, especially with the cinnamon and ginger.

  7. I have never had this, but have heard of this. Sounds great! Thanks for stopping by RV Life and Food!

    1. Try it out dear. Yum yum...
      Thanks for stopping by.

  8. Hey Rena! This soup looks yummy! I've always wanted to try and make oxtail soup. I'll get to that eventually, lol. Thanks for stopping by my blog & following-- I'm following you back! Have a great rest of your weekend!

    1. Why thank you Leia for stopping by and following me back. And yes this soup is Yummy! :)

  9. How cool oxtail soup I have never had!! Following you right now!

    1. You've got to try it out. Thanks for the follow!

  10. My husband loves oxtail soup! Thanks for the recipe.


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