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Instant Pot Honey Barbecue Beef Oxtails

This easy Instant Pot Honey Barbecue Beef Oxtails recipe will result in exceptionally tender, mouthwatering, smoky-ish beef that can be made any busy weeknight. Perfect to make barbecue beef sandwiches, tacos, or serve over rice or on potatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue, oxtail
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 530kcal
Author Oriana Romero

Ingredients

Instructions

Pressure Cooker:

  • Season the oxtail with salt, black pepper, garlic and chili powder.
  • Turn on the Instant Pot ON. Select “Sauté” mode and adjust to more. When it is hot, add the oil. Brown the oxtail few minutes on each side. Press “Cancel”.
  • Add the barbecue sauce, beef broth and liquid smoke (if using); mix to combine.
  • Secure the lid to the pot and select "manual" or "high pressure" and cook for 40 minutes.
  • When the time is over, let the pressure release on its own for 15 minutes. Then, carefully turn the valve to "Venting," to release any extra pressure that might still be in there. Then remove the lid. Press "cancel".
  • If desired, using 2 forks, strip the meat from the bones and return to the pot, discarding the bones.
  • Serve with creamy mash potatoes and steamed greens. Or on buns to make sandwiches.

Slow cooker:

  • Season the oxtail with salt, black pepper, garlic and chili powder.
  • Turn on the Instant Pot ON. Select “Sauté” mode and adjust to more. When it is hot, add the oil. Brown the oxtail few minutes on each side. Press “Cancel”.
  • Add the barbecue sauce, beef broth and liquid smoke (if using); mix to combine.
  • Secure the lid to the pot and select "Slow Cook”. Cook for 6 – 8 hours. Make sure the valve is set to “venting”.
  • When the time is over, remove the lid. Press "cancel".
  • If desired, using 2 forks, strip the meat from the bones and return to the pot, discarding the bones.
  • Serve with creamy mash potatoes and steamed greens. Or on buns to make sandwiches.

Notes

If you are looking other ways to prepare oxtail check out my Slow Cooker Oxtail Stew or my Instant Pot Venezuelan Oxtail Soup.
 
 
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 1226mg | Potassium: 215mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 6.7mg