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This delicious Potjie is made with several parts of the sheep and is best served with yellow rice and raisins.
It's enough for 6-8 people and a size 3 Potjie is recommended.

Ingredients

  • 2kg of mixed meat i.e skenkel (shin), neck and ribs
  • 2 Medium-sized onions, diced
  • 20 Baby potatoes, peeled
  • 1kg frozen mixed vegetables
  • 3 Medium sized sweet-potatoes, sliced
  • 30ml Butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
    The sauce
  • 500ml Warm water
  • 2 Cubes of beef stock
  • 10 ml Dried oreganum and rosemary
  • 250ml Dry red wine
  • 50ml Chutney
  • 50ml Tomato sauce
  • 50ml Worcester sauce
  • 30ml Maizena (cornflour)
  • 30ml Oxtail soup powder
  • 25ml Soya sauce
  • 15ml Bisto (gravy powder)
  • 10ml Garlic flakes
  • 0.6ml Fine 'kruinaeltjies' (cloves)
  • 5 ml Grated lemon peel
Method

  • Coat the Potjie well with the butter and heat the Potjie until it is very hot
  • Brown a few pieces of meat at a time and remove
  • The meat has now braaied out it's own fat
  • Brown the onions in the meat's fat until soft
  • Return the meat to the pot and layer the potatoes and sweet potatoes on top of the meat
  • Mix all the ingredients of the sauce and pour over the food in the Pot
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Finally, cover with the lid and allow to simmer for approximately 2.5 hours (add the mixed veggies after 1 hour).
Serves 6-8


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