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Lengua Con Setas Recipe

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time2 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs. Ox tongue cleaned
  • 2 cups chopped crimini mushroom
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil the Ox tongue in about 1 quart of water for 90 minutes or until tender (you can use a pressure cooker to quickly tenderize it).
  • Let the tongue cool down, and then scrape out the skin.
  • Slice the tongue into serving pieces.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute onion and garlic.
  • When the onion becomes soft, put-in the Ox tongue. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Stir and then simmer for a minute.
  • Add the mushrooms and Pour-in water. Let boil and then simmer until the liquid reduces.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Put-in the cornstarch and water mixture. Stir. Cook until the sauce thickens.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle parsley flakes on top.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g