Previous   Up   Next
Chapter:Beef Recipes [Meat: Beef]
Section:Tongue
Recipe:Fresh Beef Tongue with Spicy Sauce
Switch to Chapter View

cardfile icon 

Fresh Beef Tongue with Spicy Sauce
----------------------------------
   1    Fresh beef tongue
   2    Onions
   1 lg Carrot
   4    Sprigs parsley
   1    Stalk celery
 1/2    Bay leaf
   8    Peppercorns
   2 t  Salt

Scrub tongue and place in large kettle with onions, carrot, parsley,
celery, bay leaf, peppercorns and salt. Cover with boiling water,
bring to boil. Skim and simmer, covered, for 3 to 4 hours or until
tender. Reserve the tongue liquid in case some is needed for the
sauce. Remove the skin and root ends. Strain following sauce over
tongue when ready to serve. Serves 8.

Sauce
-----
 1/8 t  ginger
 1/2 c  Raw cranberries
   1 Tb raw honey
 1/2    Lemon, sliced and quartered

Combine ginger, cranberries, honey and lemon. Add enough water to cover
cranberries. Simmer about 15 minutes. Mash cranberries, and lemon.
Check seasoning. If more liquid is needed, use tongue liquor.

Source: The Best of Shaker Cooking; Revised and Expanded by Amy Bess
Miller and Persis Fuller.
Typed by Manny Rothstein, 1/97.
Via Helen Peagram in rec.food.cooking Jan 6, 1999.
Adapted by Patti Vincent
book cover image