Biltong Potjie recipe
Rate it 05/13/2010
Recipe for Biltong Potjie with cheese and bacon - taste the authentic South African flavours, and enjoy!
250g Bacon (chopped up)
1Kg Button or Brown Mushrooms
1 Clove Garlic - crushed
250ml Hot Beef Stock
750ml Rice - cooked
750g Biltong sliced
Few sprigs of thyme - leaves picked off the stalks
250g Cheddar Cheese
DirectionsBuild your fire and allow the coals to become medium hot
Preheat your potjie over the coals
Melt the butter in the bottom of the potjie Add the chopped onions and bacon and saute till the onions are limp & translucent and the bacon is cooked
Add the mushrooms & garlic and saute till the liquid has evaporated and they start to go light brown
Add the beef stock and thyme
Add the cooked rice and the sliced biltong in layers - a layer of rice, a layer of biltong until all used up
Add the cheese in one layer on top. Cover with the lid and allow to stand for 5-10 minutes over low heat coals. If the fire is too hot at this stage the rice will start to burn
When the cheese has melted remove the potjie from the heat, set aside and leave to stand for about half an hour for the flavors to develop.Just before serving use a large wooden spoon to gently stir the potjie so that all the layers are mixed together and evenly distributed.
Serve with salads and pot bread.
ServingsUse a Nr 2 sized Pot which serves 4-6
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