Oxtails Braised in Wheat Beer

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Appears in
Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

By Ole Mouritsen

Published 2014

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  • 2 kg (4⅖ lb) middle pieces of oxtail, cut into segments
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Rinse the oxtails thoroughly, dry them, and season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut open the chile peppers lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  3. Cut the vegetables into chunks and chop the shallots finely.
  4. Brown the oxtails in a large pot with a heavy base, then add the vegetables, bay leaves, shallots, and chile peppers. Sauté them until the