Ingre.nts. to inch thick oxtail pieces about pounds , fat trimmed. cups low salt chicken broth. large onion, halved, thinly sliced. cup soy sauce. large garlic cloves, peeled. whole star anise* inch thick rounds fresh ginger. tablespoons dark brown sugar.. These Chinese Braised Oxtails were one of the very first recipes we ever posted on the site. If you like oxtails, and there are quite a few oxtail stew and oxtail recipes on the internet, you’ll love this preparation. They’re braised with soy sauce and spices until they’re . Heat oil in a large pot or skillet and brown them on all sides. Then add ginger and garlic, and cook for about minutes. Now it s time to add cooking wine, dark soy sauce, light soy sauce, the anise, cloves, bay leaves, rock sugar, water, and salt careful with the salt, as the soy sauce is already quite salty .. Asian Style Braised Ox Tail a recipe which was inspired after watching this episode from Gordon Ramsay s Ultimate Home Cooking where he .Chinese cooking makes frequent use of under appreciated fattier cuts such as pork belly, pork shoulder, and oxtails. In this recipe, licorice flavored star anise .