Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: ox tongue



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An internal organ found in the head. A fleshy muscle surrounded by a grainy protective outer skin. Click to discover a range of excellent Scotch Beef recipes added by other chefs and suppliers.

Average weight

1 – 1.5kg

Approximate yield

800 - 1.25kg


Small glands, cartilage and ragged edges are removed from the back or base of the specially selected Beef tongue. The outer grainy skin should be removed after cooking.


Traditionally cooked and pressed, it has a soft but structured texture.

Cooking techniques

Boil Steam Stew

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Standard Supplier 11th May 2016

Focus on Scotch Beef PGI cuts, joints and offal: ox tongue