Mutton Potjie (2)
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.
  • 2kg mixed meat i.e skenkel (shin) neck and ribs
  • 2 Medium-sized onionsdiced
  • 20 Baby potatoespeeled
  • 1kg Frozen mixed vegetables
  • 3 medium sized sweet-potatoessliced
  • 30ml butter
  • salt and pepperto taste
The Sauce
  • 500ml Warm Water
  • 2cubes beef stock
  • 10ml 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)
  • 5ml Grated lemon peel
  1. Coat the Potjie well with the butter and heat the Potjie until it is very hot
  2. Brown a few pieces of meat at a time and remove
  3. The meat has now braaied out it’s own fat
  4. Brown the onions in the meat’s fat until soft
  5. Return the meat to the pot and layer the potatoes and sweet potatoes on top of the meat
  6. Mix all the ingredients of the sauce and pour over the food in the Pot
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste
  8. Finally, cover with the lid and allow to simmer for approximately 2.5 hours (add the mixed veggies after 1 hour).