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Ox Tongue with Mushrooms
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook the Ox Tongue With Mushrooms

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino/Spanish
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Author: Manny


For the ox tongue with mushrooms:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 liter ox-tongue stock get the stock from cooked ox tongue
  • 1 cup sherry
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 2 cups whole mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup cream optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 recipe lutong dila ng baka cooked ox tongue: see recipe below
  • 1/2 cup green olives

For the cooked ox tongue recipe:

  • 1 kilo whole ox tongue
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Ilocano cane or strong wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup Gin
  • 1 onion quartered


    How to cook the tongue:

    • Clean the tongue by blanching about 5 minutes. Remove coarse outer layer.
    • Fry the tongue to seal the meat.
    • In a large pan, cook the tongue with the peppercorns, bay leaf, salt, vinegar, gin and onion.
    • Bring to a boil then simmer covered. As the liquid reduces, add water until the tongue is cooked.
    • Remove the tongue and strain the remaining stock back into the pan. Reserve the stock.
    • Slice the tongue diagonally into 1/4-inch portions and set aside.

    How to cook Ox Tongue With Mushrooms:

    • Make a blond roux lay lightly toasting flour in a saucepan until flour is creamy in color.
    • Add butter and cook into a fine paste. Add stock, wine and mushrooms. Simmer until thick.
    • Add cream, if desired. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add sliced tongue and garnish with olives.