Saturday, 31 January 2015

Crunchy and moist stewing steak

Serves 8

1 kg of diced stewing steak
15g of grated ginger
4 cloves of crushed garlic
3 diced green chilies 
2 large finely diced shallots
1 tablespoon of thyme
1 tablespoon of tarragon 
1 tablespoon of olive oil

Mix the ginger, garlic, shallot, tarragon, thyme, chillies and olive oil in a bowl 
Add the diced steak to the marinade and mix well. 
Leave to marinade in the fridge for at least 4 hours or better still overnight. 
Preheat your oven to 160*c
Take the meat out of the fridge and leave for about 30min to reach room temperature .
Scoop your meat marinade into your clay pot or casserole  dish and cover with the lid.
Place the meat in the oven and cook slowly for 3 hrs or until it's crunchy on the outside and soft in the middle when you taste. 

Remove your meat from the oven when it's done and leave to rest for about 15 minutes
Scoop the meat into a bowl and sprinkle chopped coriander and spring onions over it and serve with a wedge of lime. 

Enjoy this as a perfect snack or accompaniment to most dishes like rice, Yam, potatoes etc

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