Recipe courtesy of Alfred Kong

Oxtail Stew

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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7 pounds beef oxtails

1 pound onions, minced

1 ounce salt

1 ounce sugar

1/2-ounce garlic powder

1/4 cup ketchup

1/3 cup soy sauce

2 teaspoons liquid browning or soy sauce

1 teaspoon ground allspice

2 tomatoes, diced

1 bunch scallions, minced

2 cans butter beans, drained

Cornstarch mixed with a little cold water, if necessary


  1. Put the oxtails, onions, salt, sugar, garlic powder, ketchup, soy sauce, liquid browning, allspice, tomatoes and scallions in a 10- to 12-quart pot. Fill with enough water to cover everything. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium or medium-low and cook until tender, 2 hours. Add the beans and stir. Thicken with cornstarch if using.