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Slow Cooker Oxtail Soup

Slow Cooker Oxtail Soup -  a hearty stew with rich broth and succulent tender meat that's comforting and perfect any time of the year cold and warm season.
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
Keyword instant pot oxtail soup, oxtails, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 258kcal
Author Imma


  • 2 - 3 pounds oxtail cut up medium pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped thyme
  • 5-6 whole pimento seeds, (allspice)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup /tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon bouillon powder or cube, (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon curry or more, adjust to preference
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 15 oz cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 4-5 cups water


  • Season oxtail with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a large cast-iron or saucepan, heat oil (about 2-3 tablespoons) over medium heat, until hot. If using a cast-iron, only use about a tablespoon of oil. Add the oxtail and sauté stirring frequently any browned bits off the bottom of the pot until oxtail is brown. Drain oil if necessary (leave about 1-2 tablespoons).
  • Add onions, green onions, garlic, thyme, allspice, Worcestershire, smoked paprika, and stir for about a minute. Throw in scotch bonnet pepper, tomato paste, bouillon, curry powder, and stir for another minute.
  • Then add to crockpot/slow cooker, together with carrots, beans, and potatoes.
  • Deglaze pan with about 2 cups of water, gently pour into the slow cooker, add about 2-3  cups. You may adjust for with more or less water at the end.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for about  7-8 hours or until desired tenderness has been reached. Remove and serve with rice and or baguette.


  1. Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only. Please keep in mind that it is a rough estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary greatly based on the products used.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 12945IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 3.8mg