BRAISED OX TONGUE / OX TONGUE GLACE
1 Ox Tongue
2 onions sliced
2 small carrots
1 Bay Leaf
1 piece of cinnamon about an inch in length
2or 3 cloves
1 teaspoon chillie powder
½ teaspoon nutmeg powder (optional)
3 tablespoons Oil
Salt to taste
Wash the Ox Tongue and boil it in salted water till tender. Let it cool. Remove the white skin then slice it.
Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onions, bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves till the onions turn light brown. Add the carrots, chillie powder, nutmeg powder, a little salt and about 4 tablespoons of the tongue stock and cook till the carrots are soft.
Mash the carrots well. Now add the cooked slices of Ox Tongue and the remaining stock. Mix well and simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes till the tongue takes on a golden colour.
Serve with Bread and mashed potatoes.