• Lengua Estofada

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    Lengua Estofada
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 90 min Servings: 1
    by ShaleeDP
    1124 recipes
    This is an exotic dish that many locals enjoy. It's ox-tongue... cooked deliciously!


    • 1 kilo ox tongue
    • 2 large potato, peeled and sliced crosswise
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 cup tomato paste
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
    • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 3 cups water
    • 1/4 cooking oil
    • salt to taste
    • 1/2 cup white wine(optional)
    • 1 piece beef cube(optional)


    1. In a bowl, mix vinegar and salt. Rub tongue with mixture to remove the shiny substance then rinse well.
    2. In a pot, pour water and arrange tongue. Bring to boil for 10 minutes.
    3. Drain the tongue and scrape the white surface using knife. Rinse well.
    4. In a frying pan, heat oil and fry tongue until brown. Drain and set aside.
    5. Fry potatoes. Drain and set aside.
    6. In a sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
    7. Add tongue, 2 cups water, tomato paste, bay leaf, white wine, oyster sauce, sugar, peppercorns and salt.
    8. Simmer for 2 hours or until tongue is tender. Add more water if necessary.
    9. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
    10. Take out the tongue and slice 1/2 inch diagonally.
    11. Transfer to serving plate with fried potatoes. Pour the sauce on top before serving.

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