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In this lovely Potjie extra salt is not needed as the soya sauce contains enough salt.
As substitute for the sherry you may also use Port.
It's enough for 6 people and a size 3 Potjie Pot is recommended.


  • 1 kg Stewing beef, cubed
  • 1 Beef kidney, cubed
  • 2 Medium onions, sliced
  • 125 ml Dried apricots, soaked in water for 1 hour
  • 4 Carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 Sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 4 Medium potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 6 Baby marrow, sliced
  • 250 ml Cabbage, chopped
  • 1 Tomato, peeled and sliced
  • 30 ml Dried parsley
  • 30 ml Cooking oil
  • Black pepper to taste
    The sauce
  • 125 ml Sweet sherry
  • 125 ml Soya sauce
  • 5 ml Black pepper
  • 3 ml Dry mustard
  • 1 ml Dry rosemary
  • 1 ml Dry thyme
  • 1 Cube beef stock
  • 500 ml Boiling water

  • Heat the oil in the Pot and brown the meat and kidney till almost brown
  • Add the onions and brown together
  • Mix the ingredients of the sauce and add it to the Pot
  • Stir well, cover with the lid and simmer for 1.5 hours
  • Layer the dried fruit and then the veggies as they appear in the recipe
  • Sprinkle some pepper over the tomatoes
  • Cover with the lid and allow the Potjie to simmer for about 2 hours or until the veggies are done
Serves 6
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