Homemade Oxtails stew

You will need :

2 tablespoon ground allspice

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

½ tsp. Black pepper

FOR STEW :

2 tbsp. oil

1 sweet pepper

3 cups home made chicken stock

1 teaspoon sugar

salt to taste

1 teaspoon allspice powder

Directions:

1-Preheat the oven to 400 degrees

2-Season the oxtail with all the marinade ingredients allow it to soak for at least and hour over night is best.

3-In a dutch pot heat up the two tablespoons of oil

4-Brown the oxtail in batches on both sides

5-Once they are browned remove them from the heat and set aside

6-Add the chicken or beef stock to the pot to de-glaze, add the browned oxtails, cover and place in the oven to cook

7-It should take about 2-3 hours of cooking in the oven for the oxtails to become tender.

8-Every 30 to 45 minutes check the pot to make sure all the liquid has not dried out. If it is dried out add hot water, fill 3/4 of the way up the meat, do not cover to oxtail completely.

9-Once the meat is tender transfer the pot back to the stove to reduce the remaining liquid to a gravy.

10-Add the peppers, sugar, allspice and salt to taste.

11-once the gravy has reduced remove from the heat and serve.

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