Pan-Seared Beef Tongue
Pan-seared beef tongue is a straightforward recipe perfect for anyone wanting to expand their culinary horizons!
It is an excellent protein option for your meals and pairs perfectly with different purées, salads, or even just a bowl of rice!
Halve and peel 4 small onions
Roughly chop 5 celery stalks and add to a large pot along with the onions
Add 2½ tbsp of coriander seeds and 2½ tbsp of black peppercorns to the pot
Add 4 dried bay leaves and 2 pieces star anise
Add 1 beef tongue and just barely cover with water
Place on the stove over medium-low heat, put the lid on, and simmer for 6h until tender
Allow to cool slightly, transfer the tongue to a baking dish, and peel off the skin with your hands. The beef tongue is cooked
Cut the tongue in half and trim off any excess fat and skin from the thicker half. Reserve the thinner half for other preparations
Cut the tongue into 3 thick slices lengthwise. Cut the slices in half lengthwise again to create 6 portions
Add 1 tbsp of butter to a skillet over medium heat. Sear the beef tongue until deep brown on all sides. The pan-seared beef tongue is ready
Enjoy! This can be either the center or side to any meal!
Yield 3 portions
Star Anise2 pieces
Dried Bay Leaf4 leaves
Coriander Seed2½ tbsp
Black Peppercorn2½ tbsp