Oxtail Pizza With Sweet Chili

Oxtail Pizza

Did you know that you can fix an oxtail pizza at home? It’s easy. The classic delight includes a combination of rich and savory flavors of garlic, sauces, sweet chill, thyme, cilantro, and more. The pizza is highly nutritious as it balances carbs, proteins, and veggies; thus, it is a complete meal. Oxtail 

To make an oxtail pizza, combine the ingredients, simmer, remove the bones, add the sweet chili sauce, and shred the cooked meat until thick. Smear the mixture on your pizza, bake, and enjoy. To accomplish that easy process, I have the recipe below. 

Ingredients For Oxtail Pizza

  •  Two lbs Oxtails
  • Tour tsp browning sauce  
  • Two Tsp garlic, minced
  • Three sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Two tsp soy sauce
  • Two tsp neutral oil
  • One carrot, peeled, chopped
  • One onion, chopped
  • Three scotch bonnets
  • Two tsp ginger, minced
  • Three sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Two tsp oxtail seasoning
  • Four tsp ketchup
  • One bell pepper, chopped
  • Two tsp kosher salt
  • Enough oxtail seasoning. Make the seasoning at home by mixing one tbsp each of garlic powder, turmeric, onion powder, dried thyme paprika, and cayenne powder. Use a tablespoon of the mixture and store the rest of the seasoning for future use.
  • Pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • One cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Cooking Instructions For Oxtail Pizza

  1. Cut the oxtails into pieces.
  2. Toss them with the seasoning, salt, and browning sauce. They should be fully coated. 
  3. Arrange the oxtails in one layer and smoke them for 1.5 hours at 250F.  
  4. After setting the smoker, continue with other processes.
  5. Add oil to a heavy casserole dish and heat it on a stove/oven at medium heat.
  6. Add the carrots, bell pepper, carrot, and onion to the dish and cook for five minutes until the onion becomes soft.
  7. Put in garlic, thyme, ginger, and scotch bonnet peppers, stir, and cook them for 1-2 minutes. 
  8. Add ketchup, soy sauce, and more oxtail seasoning and stir.
  9. After 1.5 hours, your oxtails are ready, pour them into the casserole and add water. Ensure it covers the oxtails.  
  10. Simmer the mixture at low heat for another 1.5 hours or until the meat on the oxtail is tender and apart.
  11. Remove all the bones and pour the meat into a mixing bowl. 
  12. Add the sweet chili sauce and stir the mixture until you shred all oxtail meat. 
  13. Grab a ready pizza and smear a thick shredded oxtail layer on its crust. 
  14. Top it with mozzarella cheese and bake it in a preheated oven at the bottom rack. Set the timer to 15-20 minutes or until your cheese bubbles and the pizza crust is golden brown. 
  15. Open your oven, remove the pizza, and drizzle sweet chili.
  16. Garnish with fresh cilantro and enjoy.   

Parting Shot 

Ultimately, you have a simple-to-follow Oxtail Pizza recipe. The culinary processes include a slow-cooked oxtail that takes up to three hours to prepare, but the results are mouthwatering. You can try this braised oxtail anytime and infuse it with more aromatic herbs and spices to your preference. Remember to check my New London Pizza home recipe. Happy heating!

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