Michael's favourite oxtails with buttered rice

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time240 mins
  • Serves2
  • DifficultyEasy

For the oxtails

2 whole oxtails, sliced into 5cm pieces
House seasoning, recipe follows
Several dashes soy sauce
2 large yellow onions, peeled and sliced into half-moons
3 to 4 bay leaves

For the buttered rice

400g uncooked rice
1 litre water
110g butter

For the house seasoning

200g salt
50g black pepper
50g garlic powder

1) Preheat oven to 160 degrees C/Gas 3.

2) Trim fat from oxtails. In a grilling pan, toss oxtails with house seasoning and soy sauce. Top with onions and bay leaves. Add water to fill pan 1/4 of the way to the top. Cover pan with foil and bake until oxtails are tender, about 2 1/2 to 4 hours. Prepare rice according to package directions, adding butter and salt, to taste. Serve rice alongside oxtails.

For the house seasoning:
1) Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

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