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Beef Braai Recipes 

Beef and Pasta Potjie

This potjie is very simple to make and does not take long at all. You will need: Half a cup of olive oil 500 grams beef goulash 3 Medium-sized onions, sliced 2 cups macaroni 1 Tablespoon minced garlic 15 cherry tomatoes Balsamic vinegar 1 Litre Beef stock (I use 2 Knorr oxtail cubes) 1 Teaspoon dried sweet basil Salt and black pepper to taste Half a cup of grated Parmesan cheese Method: Heat the oil in the potjie and add the onions. Fry till transparent and remove from the potjie….

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Beer Bread for the Braai

Ingredients 500g self-raising flour 1/2 tsp salt 125g cheddar, cut into small cubes 340ml beer (a can in South Africa, slightly less than a full can here in the UK) 50ml water 1Tbsp fresh thyme 50ml sesame or sunflower seeds Maldon salt to sprinkle on top Method Pre-heat the oven to 180C  Grease a small loaf tin. Sift flour and salt together in a mixing bowl.  Stir in the beer, cheese, water and thyme.  You can add a little water if the dough is too dry.  Mix until all the…

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The only way to braai chicken

The only way to braai chicken: must be room temperature. put chicken in a LARGE dish with a liquid seal lid. Add plenty olive oil, herbs, spices of your choice, some fresh lemon juice, garlic etc. Close container (a pick ‘n pay bag will do) and shake up. Allow to marinade for at least half hour, shaking/ mixing often. Cook on a medium to hot fire, turning often, until meat just pulls away from the bone. Guaranteed crispy skin and the flavour of spices etc pulled into meat…!!

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