The skins of ox tongue

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  1. pfelix

    pfelix

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    Hi guys,

    I am cooking some ox tongue in a large amount (about 25-30 kg worth of ox tongue)

    After preparing about 4-5 kg, I kind of got a build up of the skin of the tongue (still raw, haven't cooked it just yet)

    I am wondering if it is possible to use these skins at all? I'm thinking of making beef broth; but everywhere I looked; I found that it wouldn't become good broth without the use of the bones.

    I don't really like to just throw these byproduct away and am thinking of any way these can be used.

    Thanks :)
     
  2. chefross

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    The tongue "skin" you are referring to is peeled away after cooking and discarded. I doubt there would be much to gain from saving it for stock.
     
  3. rick alan

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    If you are roasting the tongue wouldn't it be useful as stock?  And if boiling you would certainly save the liquid for that, no?

    Rick
     
  4. berndy

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    Dogs and cats will eat it and chicken too. Otherwise it will make great filling for your garbage bags .
     
  5. pfelix

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    The skins were raw. I peeled them off before boiling the tongue.

    I end up attempting to make a bouillon with those; along with the bone-thing at the root of the tongue. Hopefully these are going to work :)
     
  6. genemachine

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    Could add a wee bit of collagen to a stock, but really not worth saving. As said above, the chickens are happy with it.