Oxtail Parmentier

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Oxtail Parmentier
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For 6 people, you will need:


PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 16 min.4 hours 30 min.5 hours 46 min.

Step by step recipe

1Wash and dry 1 kg oxtail, salt and pepper the pieces both sides.

Preheat oven to 284°F (140°C).
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2Put the oxtail pieces in a cooking bag or an ovenproof dish with a lid (casserole), pour 1 glass red wine over, and add herbs.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
3Put in the oven for 4 hours.

The happy owners of bread ovens can cook it, after bread baking, overnight.
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4After 4 hours, take out the oxtail pieces which will be transformed into "confit".Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
5Separate all good meat from bones and nerves, which you discard.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
6Strain cooking juices and set aside.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
7Prepare 600 g potato purée.

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.
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8Assemble 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.
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9Add a good layer of purée to cover the meat completely.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
10Sprinkle with grated cheese to taste.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25
11Put in the oven until the top is nicely browned.Oxtail Parmentier : etape 25


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.
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January 18th 2019.