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.. Authentic Chinese braised oxtails in soy sauce and spices cooked until These Chinese Braised Oxtails were one of the very first recipes we ever posted on the site. . Smashed Asian Cucumber Salad, by thewoksoflife.com . Ox Tail once prepared correctly is one of the best beef part, it’s meaty, flavourful and contain lots of collagen which gives that nice texture and robust flavour. Today we will be making some Asian Style Braised Ox Tail which was inspired after watching this episode from Gordon .Heat tablespoons of oil in a Dutch oven. Add the ginger, green onions, and celery and saute for minute. Add the onions and star anise stir fry until the onions become translucent, about minutes. Add cups of the water, along with the ketchup, soy sauce, and chile paste..