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
1 cow foot cut up into pieces
6 cups water
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
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 feet recipes are high in fat and cholesterol but a delicious indulgence to have occasionally.
Cow Feet Stew
Serving Size 4 oz. or about ½ cup
Fat 25 grams
Protein 20 grams
Cholesterol 75 mg