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| 2 [[Ox|ox]] cheeks, cubed [about 1.6 kg combined weight]
 
| 2 [[Ox|ox]] cheeks, cubed [about 1.6 kg combined weight]
| 20g [[Masa Harina|masa harina]]
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| 20g [[Plain flour]]
 
| Good pinch of Himalayan pink [[Sea Salt|sea salt]]
 
| Good pinch of Himalayan pink [[Sea Salt|sea salt]]
 
| Good pinch of [[Freshly ground black pepper|freshly ground black pepper]]
 
| Good pinch of [[Freshly ground black pepper|freshly ground black pepper]]
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| 1 large [[Carrot|carrot]], chopped
 
| 1 large [[Carrot|carrot]], chopped
 
| 200 ml [[Red wine]]
 
| 200 ml [[Red wine]]
| 1 litre [[Chicken stock|chicken stock]]
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| 750 ml [[Chicken stock|chicken stock]]
 
| 1 [[Pig|pig]]'s [[Trotter|trotter]]
 
| 1 [[Pig|pig]]'s [[Trotter|trotter]]
 
| 1 sprig of [[Thyme|thyme]]
 
| 1 sprig of [[Thyme|thyme]]
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| Bring to the [[Boil|boil]] and then remove from the heat
 
| Bring to the [[Boil|boil]] and then remove from the heat
 
| Add this mixture to your [[Slow Cooker|slow cooker]] and cook for 6 hours
 
| Add this mixture to your [[Slow Cooker|slow cooker]] and cook for 6 hours
| After 6 hours, discard the [[Pigs|pigs]] [[Trotter|trotter]], remove the [[Meat|meat]] and set aside, add the gravy to another pan, add the [[Sugar|sugar]], heat until the liquid is reduced by about a third.
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| After 6 hours, discard the [[Pigs|pigs]] [[Trotter|trotter]], sieve the gravy from the meat, leaving the meat in the cooker. In a separate pan, heat and reduce the gravy by a third so it's nice, thick and sticky.
| Stir in the [[Worcestershire sauce]], [[Sherry vinegar|sherry vinegar]] and serve.
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| Stir in the [[Worcestershire sauce]], [[Sherry vinegar|sherry vinegar]], mix it back into the meat and serve.
 
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I've use some fairly specialised ingredients as I have easy access to them.
 
I've use some fairly specialised ingredients as I have easy access to them.
  
Everything in this recipe can be substituted and it will still be great, for example: [[Salt|salt]], [[Pepper|pepper]], [[Plain flour|plain flour]], any [[Beer|beer]], or use [[Red wine|red wine]], [[Beef Stock|beef stock]], [[Oxo cube|oxo cube]], any [[Vinegar|vinegar]], [[White sugar|white sugar]], omit the [[Pig|pig]]'s [[Trotter|trotter]], use [[Beef|beef]] shin, [[Diced|diced]] [[Chuck steak|chuck steak]], [[Beef short ribs|beef short ribs]] or just [[Stewing steak|stewing steak]].
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Everything in this recipe can be substituted and it will still be great, for example: [[Salt|salt]], [[Pepper|pepper]], [[Beef Stock|beef stock]], [[Oxo cube|oxo cube]], any [[Vinegar|vinegar]], [[White sugar|white sugar]], omit the [[Pig|pig]]'s [[Trotter|trotter]], use [[Beef|beef]] shin, [[Diced|diced]] [[Chuck steak|chuck steak]], [[Beef short ribs|beef short ribs]] or just [[Stewing steak|stewing steak]].
 
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Revision as of 07:51, 9 May 2019


Bramblebee Beef stew
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Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:481
Ready in:6 hours, 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:6 hours, 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:21st April 2019
Into the slow cooker for 6 hours cooking
Ox cheek fried off
Most of the ingredients
Pig's trotter and 2 ox cheeks, cubed

A proper beef stew, one that you'll need a proper butcher for!

Ingredients

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Method

  1. Mix the flour, salt and black pepper together in a lock&lock box, add the cubed ox cheek, close the lid and shake like mad to coat the meat.
  2. Heat a wok or frying pan and add the olive oil
  3. Saute the ox cheeks until browned
  4. Remove the browned cheeks and fry the carrots and onions for five minutes
  5. Add the garlic and stir-fry until it start to colour, then immediately add the red wine, stir and bring to the boil
  6. Add the herbs, pig's trotter and chicken stock
  7. Bring to the boil and then remove from the heat
  8. Add this mixture to your slow cooker and cook for 6 hours
  9. After 6 hours, discard the pigs trotter, sieve the gravy from the meat, leaving the meat in the cooker. In a separate pan, heat and reduce the gravy by a third so it's nice, thick and sticky.
  10. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, sherry vinegar, mix it back into the meat and serve.

Serving suggestions

Serve with broccoli, cauliflower and roast potatoes

Variations

If you don't have a slow cooker, use a casserole dish, covered, in an oven heated to 120° C (250° F - gas ½), [fan oven 100° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]

Chef's notes

I've use some fairly specialised ingredients as I have easy access to them.

Everything in this recipe can be substituted and it will still be great, for example: salt, pepper, beef stock, oxo cube, any vinegar, white sugar, omit the pig's trotter, use beef shin, diced chuck steak, beef short ribs or just stewing steak.

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