Poin Penting

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Oxtail Soup (Sop Buntut)

Ingredients :
1 kg Oxtail / beef tail, cut into serving pieces1/2 tablespoon Chopped ginger1/2 Nutmeg, bruised1 Spring onion, cut into 2-3 pieces1 tablespoon Margarine200 g Carrots, cut into 3 cm piece, then halved or quartered250 g Potatoes, cut into 4-6 pieces, Salt to taste

Spice (ground)
6 Shallots
3 cloves Garlic
1 teaspoon Peppercorns

Garnishing
Fried shallots
Spring onions
Chopped Chinese parsley


Method :
  • Put oxtail in a pan with 2 liters water and bring to the boil.
  • Carefully scoop off and discard the scum floating on the surface.
  • Discard the stock and replace with 2 liters clean water.
  • Add chopped ginger, nutmeg and spring onion.
  • Cover the pan and simmer over low heat until tender.
  • Remove the tail, reserving 1 1/2 liters stock.
  • Bring the stock to the boil, then add oxtail.
  • Heat margarine and fry ground spices until fragrant.
  • Add to the boiling stock, then add carrots and potatoes.
  • Bring to the boil until the ingredients are thoroughly cooked.
  • Garnish with fried shallots, spring onions, and Chinese parsley.
  • Serve hot.

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