Saturday, June 20, 2015

Father's Day Recipe: Smoked Jamaican Jerk Oxtails

Smoked Jamaican Jerk Oxtails:

Marinade Ingredients:
5 scallions – chopped
1 Tbsp Fresh Thyme – chopped
2 tsp Kosher Salt
1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
2 tsp Ground Allspice
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cinnamon
2 Scotch Bonnet Peppers – chopped
1/3 c Soy Sauce
2 Tbsp Canola Oil
1/4 c Apple Cider Vinegar
1 medium sweet onion – chopped
1/2 c Orange Juice
3 cloves Garlic – minced
1 Tbsp Fresh Ginger – chopped

Place all ingredients into a food processor and pulsate until larger items are pulverized.  Puree for 2-3 minutes until very smooth.
Makes 3 cups of marinade.  Store in the refrigerator for up to a month.


15- 20 nice sized oxtails – fat trimmed
Granulated Garlic
Seasoning Salt
Onion Powder
Dried Thyme

Season oxtails lightly with spices and place into a large bowl or freezer bag.  Toss generously with the marinade and place into the fridge for 6 hours to marinate.