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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Africa Sole Food | Cow Foot Stew Recipe

How do you cook a cow foot? Easy Cow foot stew recipe is a spicy thick delicacy which cow foot is slowly stewed until tender. Cow foot stew may not sound appetizing, but when slowly simmered it is delicious.



Cow foot is quite tough; you may be able to buy calf foot which is more tender. But if you add a tablespoon of vinegar or meat tenderizer to the stew the cow foot will cook faster. Cow foot makes a thick delicious broth that has a lot of collagen and gelatin. Nigerian Cow foot stew is spicy, but there is nothing to stop you from adjusting the heat to suit your taste.


Cow Foot Stew Recipe

Ingredients:
Cow foot stew recipe is a spicy thick delicacy which cow foot is slowly stewed until tender.
1 cow foot cut up into pieces
6 cups water
Juice of one lemon or 1 tablespoon vinegar
2 cups baby carrots or sliced carrots
2 chopped onions
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 large tomato diced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper
1 hot pepper sliced
Juice of one lemon or 1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions:
In a large pot add cow foot, water and lemon or vinegar. Simmer together slowly until cow foot is tender 2 1/2 hours.  Add remaining ingredients simmer 1 hour. Serve with rice.

Cow foot stew photo by ro boppy

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