Umsila Wenkomo means Oxtail
Stew in the Xhosa (Koh-Suh) language. Xhosa is one of the official
languages of South Africa. Nelson Mandela was of the Xhosa people and
Umsila Wenkomo or Oxtail Stew was one of his favorite meals.
Slow Cooker Oxtail Stew Recipe
4 pounds oxtails
2 cups beef broth or stock
2 cups baby carrots
4 medium potatoes unpeeled and quartered
1 hot pepper
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon brown sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Add all ingredients except for meat in a large slow cooker and mix well, add meat and simmer on low for 9-10 hours or high 6-7 hours. Serve with white rice.