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Oxtail Casserole (Rabo de toro)

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4h 10min
Prep: 10min | Cook: 4 h

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  • 1 Kg oxtail
  • 1 spoon flour
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled but uncut
  • 2 onions, minced
  • 3 carrots, sliced thickly
  • 3 spoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups brandy
  • water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a crock pot and then add the olive oil.
  2. Season the oxtail with salt and pepper. Then coat with a little flour, shaking the excess of it.
  3. Brown the meat in the pot along with the entire garlic cloves.
  4. When browned add the onions and carrots; and sauté them.
  5. Add the brandy and wait 2 minutes for the alcohol to evaporate.  Add enough water to cover.
  6. Cook slowly for 3.5 hours. In a pressure cooker it would take 2 hours at the minimum heat.

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