For 6 people, you will need:
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Preparation Cooking Start to finish 1 hour 16 min. 4 hours 30 min. 5 hours 46 min. At what time? When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time? When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time? Work this out...
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Wash and dry 1 kg oxtail, salt and pepper the pieces both sides.
Preheat oven to 284°F (140°C).
Stage 2 - 5 min.
Put the oxtail pieces in a
or an ovenproof dish with a lid (casserole), pour 1 glass red wine over, and add herbs.
Stage 3 - 4 hours
Put in the oven for 4 hours.
The happy owners of bread ovens can cook it, after bread baking, overnight.
Stage 4 - 2 min.
After 4 hours, take out the oxtail pieces which will be transformed into "confit".
Stage 5 - 10 min.
Separate all good meat from bones and nerves, which you discard.
Stage 6 - 3 min.
Stage 7 - 40 min.
Prepare 600 g
Everything so far (purée, meat and meat juices) can be easily prepared beforehand, even 2 or 3 days before, and kept in sealed containers in the frige.
Stage 8 - 5 min.
Assemble the Parmentier:
Preheat oven to 410°F (210°C). In small individual dishes or a family one, put a layer of oxtail meat. Pour over a tablespoon of meat juices.
Stage 9 - 3 min.
Add a good layer of purée to cover the meat completely.
Stage 10 - 3 min. Stage 11 - 30 min.
Put in the oven until the top is nicely browned.
Oxtail is a really delightful and cheap meat, but which needs long cooking. It is this slow stewing which develops its flavour and gives this "confit" look.
If you have meat left over from this, you can enjoy it cold, in vinaigrette, mixed with a green salad and herbs, it's a treat.
Nutritional information% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 6 people : 9.42 € Per person : 1.57 € Note : These prices are only approximate
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