Oxtail Stew in Crockpot or Slow cooked in oven

1 Ox Tail
1 onion chopped
1 leek sliced
2 cloves garlic chopped 
500 grams bacon from Farm Gate streaky is good
2 carrots sliced
1 tin of tomatoes
2 tablespoons flour
1 tsp marjoram
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp mixed herbs
1 tablespoon lea and perrins sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons tomato puree
½ cup water or red wine

Trim excess fat from oxtail
Put flour, marjoram, oregano, mixed herbs and pepper into a plastic bag.  Add the oxtail and shake until coated.
Brown oxtail in a frying pan and rest on paper towels
Place sliced carrots into the bottom of crockpot
Place oxtail on top of carrots
Pour tinned tomatoes over oxtail

Brown onion, leek,garlic and bacon in fry pan that oxtail was  browned in.  Add lee and perrins, soy, tomato puree and water or wine and stir until this thickens.  You may need to add more liquid if you think it is too thick.  Either use more water, wine or even chicken stock..

Pour on top of oxtail cook on LOW for 7 hours in crockpot or in a slow oven turning oxtail two or three times. 

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