Friday, July 31, 2009

Lengua de FIL

  1. One of my in-laws favorite food while having a vacation here in the Philippines. Creamy Lengua or the Ox Tongue.


1 ½ k Ox Tongue

1pc onion, chopped

5 gloves, garlic minced

1 tsp salt

1 tsp whole pepper

½ slice of butter

1 can cream of mushroom

1 can whole kernel Corn

1 can slice mushroom

1 cans all purpose cream

½ cup grated cheese

1 tbsp salt

1 cup water

1. Wash the Ox Tongue and blanch in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and when it’s cool enough to handle, clean with the sharp knife removing the outer white membrane. 2. Place it again in 4 cups boiling water and put salt, whole pepper, bay leaf. Cover and simmer over low heat for 45 minutes or until tender. Add water as needed. 3. Remove the Ox Tongue and cool it down to a chopping board and slice into ¼” thick pieces. 4. Heat the butter and 2 tbsp olive oil in a heavy skillet sauté’ onion, garlic 1 can cream mushroom water and the cheese to thicken the sauce. 5. Add the slice the Ox tongue and make it simmer for 5 min 6. Add the remaining ingredients all purpose, slice mushroom, whole kernel corn. 7. And wait a few minutes and serve while it’s hot.