Alba-Inspired Stewed Ox Tongue (Lengua Sevillana)

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
4 servings
Wait Time
2 Hrs
Active Time
1 Hr

Before the surge of modern Spanish concepts, your lolos and lolas went to Alba Cocina Español for the cuisine. This recipe hacks their beloved Lengua Sevillana: stewed ox tongue in sherry sauce. Although we couldn’t quite get the color, the taste and consistency cuts pretty close. Alba fans will adore it.

Ox Tongue

  • 1 (about 800g) whole ox tongue
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • ½ cup carrot, diced
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup ham, diced
  • 2 tbsp white onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 jar green olives, drained and sliced
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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