Beef tongue is a by-product.
But how delicious it is!
A real delicacy, especially when properly prepared.
Most often, the tongue is boiled, since it itself has a pleasant taste and does not need to be enriched.
How to cook beef tongue and what can be cooked from it?
How to cook beef tongue - general principles of cooking
It is believed that a tongue weighing up to 1.5 kg should be boiled for 3 hours, and if it weighs more, then it is 3.5 or 4. But in fact it is not necessary for the product to boil in the kitchen for half a day. From this, he will only lose more mass. And how much boiled tongue needs to be cooked depends on the chosen method.
How to prepare a tongue for cooking:
1. Well wash the product. Then take napkins or towels and wipe.
2. Take a sharp knife and cut off excess fat. You also need to immediately remove the salivary glands. They are at the base of the tongue.
3. You can clean the tongue immediately or remove unwanted film after cooking. It does not affect the taste and is only aesthetic in nature.
For easy cleansing of the tongue, you just need to dip it after boiling in cold water and hold it for a few minutes. After that, the skin is easily cleaned with a knife. If the product is boiled, then it will begin to peel off, being in a saucepan. In this case, you can safely take out the language!
How to cook beef tongue with vegetables for cutting
This way you can cook beef tongue for cutting for a meat plate, for salads and other cold appetizers. The product turns out fragrant, dense and very tasty. Try it! No sausage and next to not standing!
• 1 language;
• 1 onion;
• 1 carrot;
• 1 parsley root;
• 5 peppercorns;
• 1 bay leaf.
1. Put the prepared tongue into the pan, pour it with water and bring to a boil. Remove the foam, despite the fact that we do not need broth. Cook the tongue for exactly 1.5 hours with a slow boil. 2. Clean all vegetables. Cut into large chunks, send to the language. Give boil.
3. Add salt and peas to the broth and cook the tongue for another 40 minutes.
4. How much does boil tongue cook? Check with a knife. If it is easy to enter, then ready.
5. Turn off the fire and throw a bay leaf.
6. We take out the tongue, douse with cold water, scrape the skin and then send it to the pan again.
7. Letting lie down for half an hour and soak up the aromas of spices. Cut after complete cooling, it is better to let lie a bit in the refrigerator.
How and how much to cook beef tongue by time in a slow cooker
The slow cooker is very firmly settled in the kitchen at many housewives. And they prefer to cook dishes for the family with its help. But how much time to cook the language in it and how best to cook it?
1. Put the washed tongue into the multicooker container.
2. Vegetables are also washed, cleaned and laid. Cut them do not need, throw the whole. Onions can remove the top husk, and leave the second layer, it gives a pleasant taste.
3. We throw peppercorns, but we do not add salt.
4. Fill the water. How many? You can a couple of glasses or a couple of liters. The less liquid, the less taste will go into the broth. But the water should be.
5. Close and cook in cooking mode for 2 hours. Similarly, you can cook on fire mode, the time is also 2 hours. This method is more suitable if less water is added.
6. 20 minutes before readiness you need to open, salt.
How to cook beef tongue for filler
Beef tongue is just a bomb! Gorgeous dish for the holiday table, which will certainly be noticed. But how to prepare it and with what spices it is better to combine?
• 0.5 kg of tongue;
• 1 onion;
• 1 bay leaf;
• 3 sprigs of parsley;
• 5 peppercorns; • 1 carrot.
• 0.5 kg of bones;
• onions, carrots;
• various spices;
• 1.5 liters of water;
• 20 grams of gelatin.
1. Boil the tongue in water for 2 hours. Then add salt, whole carrot, onion, parsley and everything else. Cook until carrots.
2. We take out tongue and carrots, everything else can be thrown away, it will not be useful to us.
3. Bones are chopped, washed and prepared from them a saturated broth with the addition of vegetables. It needs to be cooked for at least three hours, at the end we fill up with spices.
4. To make the broth beautiful, do not forget to remove the foam. You can also lighten it with whipped protein, which is boiled in a pan, and then removed with a skimmer.
5. Pour gelatin with part of chilled broth, let it swell and then heat it up. Connect with the rest of the broth.
6. Cut the cleaned tongue into beautiful pieces. Carrot cut too.
7. At the bottom of the dishes pour a thin layer of broth 3-4 millimeters, give freeze in the refrigerator.
8. We take out and lay out slices of tongue, carrots, add greens, you can put boiled eggs.
9. Fill the products with broth and cool until completely cured.
How much time to cook beef tongue for a couple of
If there is a double boiler, then you can cook a delicacy in it. This method allows you to get the most delicious product, which retains most of the vitamins. Instead of a double boiler, you can use a slow cooker with the appropriate function. But how much to cook beef tongue for a couple of time?
• bay leaf.
1. We wash the tongue, you can rub it with spices. But salt is not recommended to use, so as not to provoke the secretion of juice. It is better to salt already boiled tongue. We put in a double boiler.
2. Next put garlic cloves, bay leaf. You can add other spices, throw a sprocket of cloves or peas, and to prevent them from falling, you can put them on a piece of gauze. 3. Turn on the steamer and cook the tongue for 2 hours and 30 minutes. When steaming from the spices will magical aroma that permeates the product.
How to boil beef tongue with potatoes and other vegetables
Cooking dishes from the tongue is a delicate matter. And it is better to produce it in two stages, since the first broth from it is not very beautiful and tasty. It is better to drain it. But on the second broth, rich and fragrant, you can cook an amazing dish with vegetables for lunch or dinner.
• 1 language;
• 0.8 kg of potatoes;
• 2 tomatoes;
1. Fill the product with water, let it boil and boil for 10 minutes. At this time, separately boil 2 liters of pure water, you can simply in the kettle.
2. Pour the decoction from the tongue, rinse it, also wash the pan.
3. Fill with boiling water and now set to boil for 2 hours. But focus on softness. If the animal is old, it can leave and all 3 hours.
4. Take out the tongue, and in the broth throw potatoes, cut into large pieces. If the liquid is boiled away, then you can pour a little boiling water.
5. After five minutes, we throw onions and carrots, cook the vegetables until soft, salt the dish.
6. For now we will clear language. Remove from it all unnecessary, cut into transverse slices. You can lay the whole tongue in a dish or leave a part for other purposes, for example, for meat salad.
7. Send the tongue to the pan with our dish so that it is soaked with the taste of vegetables.
8. As soon as the potatoes become easily pierced, add the sliced tomatoes.
9. Run the greens, you can throw a bay leaf, pepper and turn it off!
How to cook beef tongue for a child (up to a year and older)
Language is a great product for baby food. It is suitable for the first meat foods and further baby rations. But if a two-year-old baby can handle the pieces himself, then how to cook the tongue to a child under one year old and what can be added to it? Ingredients
• vegetable broth;
1. Cook the tongue until soft. You can cut into pieces, it will cook faster.
2. Salt or not? If the child eats everything without salt, then you can not salt. If he already tasted salty food, then a little seasoned.
3. Put the boiled pieces in the blender and add the liquid. Young children are not recommended to give broth from the meat. Add vegetable decoction.
4. We twist in mashed potatoes. Such a language can be given independently, added to soups and vegetable dishes.
Cooking beef tongue - tips and tricks
• If the language is covered with salt and left for two hours, it will be more delicious. But just do not forget to rinse it before cooking. Water in this case, salt is also not recommended.
• Add spices or not when cooking the tongue? There are no strict rules and this is just a matter of taste. But fragrant supplements improve the product and make it better.
• Is saturated broth left after boiling tongue? It can be used for soup. And also for main dishes and sauces. And if you do not plan to cook anything now, you can pour into small molds and freeze. Homemade bouillon cubes will always come in handy!