Lengue Estofada a la Cafe Juanita

This is the fourth recipe from the Doc Boy Vazquez series.

Doc Boy preparing the ingredients for the Lengua Estofada


  • 2 kilos Ox tongue

Set A

  • 1/4 cup seasoning
  • 1/3 cup calamansi juice

Set B

  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 piece onion, sliced
  • 150 grams carrots, sliced
  • 20 grams garlic
  • 20 grams celery
  • 1 cube beef seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorn
  • 1/4 can tomato paste

Set C

  • 5 grams chopped garlic
  • 10 grams chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce/Mother sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp green olives
  • 1 tbsp black olives
  • 1 tbsp capers


Prepare Ox tongue: marinate ox tongue overnight in SET A ingredients, then fry to brown the surface.

Boil the Ox tongue in its marinade (SET A) and add water to cover the surface of the meat. Add the ingredients in SET B. Boil until meat is tender. Let it cool and slice the meat.

Saute the sliced, cooked Ox tongue in SET C ingredients.

Lengua Estofada

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