THE BILTONG BRAAIBROODJIE

Bread

The Braaibroodjie will always be the most ionic item on the menu at any braai. We are always trying out new ideas and tastes to reinvent this incredible food item.

SNOEK PATEE

Fish, Recipes

If you happen to be in possession of leftover braaied snoek, this is the best way to make use of it. Spread it on bread freshly toasted on the fire and you will outperform most smart restaurants. And, anyway, who wants to sit in a restaurant when you can stand around a fire?   500 g fresh snoek yields about ...

FISH CAKES WITH TINNED TUNA

Fish, Recipes

If you’re on a camping trip in the middle of Africa, tinned tuna is the way to go. Fish cakes are packed with flavour, and as they are boneless they’re also easy to eat. It’s a great way to use leftover braaied fish or in this case your tinned tuna. Ingredients 2 tins of tuna (drained) 2 cups white bread ...

FISH BAKED IN SALT CRUST

Fish, Recipes

Ingredients 1 or 2 small sized whole fish that will fit into your no.10 potjie (cleaned and gutted) 1 lemon (sliced) Fresh herbs like dill 1 bag coarse salt (the type you use with your dishwasher is fine) Water Method Make sure your fish is cleaned on the inside and most of the scales are removed. Place the bag of ...

CAPE MALAY FISH POTJIE

Fish, Recipes

Ingredients 1 tot olive oil 1 onion (cut in half and sliced) 1 yellow, green or red pepper 1 box (600g) frozen hake fillets 2 tots Cape Herb and spice Cape malay curry 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tot honey Method Place your potjie on the fire and heat the oil in the potjie. Fry the onions and pepper until ...

Peri Peri Prawns

Fish, Recipes

Braaied prawns are very popular. The fire makes the shells nice and crisp while giving the meat a caramelised and smoky favour. When braaing prawns it’s not important that they be shelled but they do have to be deveined. The shells give flavour and keep them from drying out. Prawns are widely available in South Africa but usually sold frozen. ...

HOW TO SMOKE MUSSELS OVER THE FIRE

Fish, Recipes

Add recipe info here... Ingredients 1 kg fresh mussels (important that they have to be fresh) 4 garlic cloves 2 tots butter 2 tots fresh parsley (chopped) 1 fresh lemon Method Light a big fire and wait till you have some coals available. Try to clean most of the mussels and place into a pan with holes. If you don't ...

CURRIED PORK NECK CHOPS

Pork, Recipes

This is one of those definitive and original South African braai meals.When braaing pork, neck chops are generally your best bet as they are quite tender, and have some marbling so they won’t dry out too quickly. If you leave them in this curry marinade for a few hours before the braai, it will not only create a great taste ...

HOW TO BRAAI PORK LOIN CHOPS

Pork, Recipes

Ingredients 4 bone-in pork rib chops (ask your butcher to cut them about 2.5 - 3cm thick) Mixture of salt, pepper and herbs (you can use anything you prefer, but oregano and rosemary will make a good combination 2 lemons 2 tots cup honey 4 garlic cloves (chopped and crushed) 2 tots olive oil Method Score the fat along edges ...

HOW TO BRAAI PORK RIBS

Pork, Recipes

There are three reasons why pork spare ribs taste so great. First, their relatively high fat content bastes and favours the meat as it braais; secondly, the high bone-to-meat ratio means that the bones impart further favour to the meat as they heat up during the braai; thirdly, that sweet and sticky sauce we usually enjoy with them.  But marinades and sauces that ...