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Roast Beef on Strings

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2013-12-16 09:25

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
3 hours
Cooking time
40 minutes
Total time
3 hours, 40 minutes

Description

Beef groundnut paste, limes tomato paste and cayenne pepper.

Ingredients

2 pounds
beef fillet
2 tablespoons
groundnut paste
2  
fresh limes
   
salt to taste
1 teaspoon
garlic (optional)
1 teaspoon
tenderiser (optional)
1  
large onion
2 tablespoons
tomato paste
1 teaspoon
blackpepper
1 teaspoon
cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon
powdered thyme
1 tablespoon
oil
12  
shewers (12-16 strings)
1 teaspoon
curry powder (optional)

Instructions

How to make Roast Beef on Strings?
1. Cut beef into 1/2 inch cubes.
2. Squeeze lime over meat, add all the other seasonings.
3. Mix thoroughly with fingers to evenly distribute the seasonings.
4. Add salt to taste and allow to stand for at least 2 hours.
5. Cut up onion into six vertical sections and remove the segments.
6. Pour oil over meat mixture and mix thoroughly.
7. String pieces of meat on skewers including a few onion segments in between. Save the marinade for basting.
8. Broil on hot coal fire turning frequently for even cooking.
9. Baste with marinade from time to time to prevent drying.
10. When meat is cooked to desired doneness wrap in aluminum foil to keep warm for serving.
11. The finished product should be moist, tender and juicy, spicy hot and is best served warm.

Notes

Garlic and or curry powder may be added at stage 2 if desired.

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