POT ROAST CHICKEN

Chicken

For this version of braaied chicken you’re going the decadent extra mile. You’re not just braaing it on a grid or baking it in your man-oven, you’re roasting it in your potjie.

JAN BRAAI GAMMON

Pork, Recipes

Be sure to plan ahead and buy your gammon before they are sold out! This recipe is once again just a guideline, feel free to experiment with different ideas. Ingredients 1 gammon (about 1.5kg - 2kg, check that it can fit into your potjie 1 onion chopped roughly 2 bay leaves 1 L ginger ale 1 L chicken or vegetable ...

JAN BRAAI TRIFLE

Dessert, Recipes

All over the world, every family has their own way of making, layering and executing trifle! Here is my take on this great dessert that you can serve your guests over the festive season. The measurements of how much you will need or use of all these ingredients is not exact, and it will depend on your size of your ...

CURRY PASTA SALAD

Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

This is one of those dishes where the reward in taste completely outweighs the incredibly easy process of making it. It goes very well with absolutely any braaied meat or fish. Ingredients 250 g pasta 1 ×420 g tin of sliced peaches 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup plain yoghurt 1 tot curry powder 1 tsp salt just less than 1 ...

JAN BRAAI FAMILY MUSTARD

Sauces

This is a real family recipe, from my own family. My grandfather used to make this mustard, which we had with any and all braaied meat, but to my mind it goes best with steak and pork chops or pork ribs,

SAGO PUDDING

Dessert, Recipes

Sago pudding is like my brother and sisters; something that I grew up with and that both my mother and my father love. The starchy white sago grains are made from a paste that comes from the sago palm, which grows in tropical places like the East Indies. But never fear – sago pudding is an authentic South African ending ...

BRAAI FREEDOM FIGHTER BURGER

Beef

The Braai Freedom Fighter does not play games. It’s a robust burger with little interest in debate and it dominates your plate.

CHAKALAKA BURGER

Beef, Recipes

Chakalaka is the original South African spicy relish. It goes well with braaied meat and equally well with fresh bread. Make your own and naturally this comes together very well on a burger. Round it off with sour cream and take a bow. Ingredients 500 g lean beef mince (or 4 high-quality hamburger patties) 4 hamburger rolls olive oil 1 ...

KLEIN KAROO CHICKEN BURGER

Chicken, Recipes

KLEIN KAROO CHICKEN BURGER This one started out while on holiday in an ancient and massive villa, almost but not quite a castle, on a hilltop overlooking the countryside of Umbria in Italy. On that occasion, the sauce was served with veal but back home, the sauce found its true home on chicken. We call it the Klein Karoo Chicken ...

THE STOUT BEER BURGER

Beef, Recipes

To experience the joy of this flavour combination, you can travel all the way to Ireland, sit in a pub and order a pie. Or you could simply head to your nearest South African fire and have a braai! Ingredients 500 g lean beef mince  4 hamburger rolls butter or olive oil 1 onion (sliced) 1 punnet mushrooms (chopped) 1 ...