Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine

Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine

Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine, the traditional autumn oxtail stew.

Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine
Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine

Soft, tender oxtail stew with port wine, a classic stew but cooked on the slow cooker to get the juiciest stew. Can not think of a better way to kick off stew season.

Enjoy it!

Slow cooker oxtail stew with port wine

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: MainCuisine: Slow cookerDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

7

hours 

Ingredients

  • 550 g bone-in oxtail

  • 2 carrots, chopped

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 1/2 green paprika, chopped

  • 2 thyme sprigs

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 2 teaspoon tomato puree

  • 1 glass of port wine

  • Sea salt

  • Black pepper

  • Olive oil

  • 1 glass of water

Directions

  • Season the oxtail with salt and pepper, set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add oxtail to skillet and sear on each side for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer the meat to the slow cooker.
  • Add carrots, onion, garlic and green paprika. Saut茅 for 2 minutes and transfer to the slow cooker.
  • Add the port wine to the skillet to deglaze it. Pour the wine into the slow cooker.
  • Add thyme, bay leaves and tomato puree to the slow cooker. Add the water.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until the meat falls from the bone.
  • Transfer the oxtail to a platter and discard the thyme and bay leaves.
  • Blend the vegetables until you get a smooth sauce.
  • Return the oxtail to the slow cooker.
  • Serve the oxtail stew with some roasted vegetables and potatoes.

Notes

  • This stew tastes better if you cook it 1 day in advance.

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