YOU Best Recipes: Braai - - Beef Raisethe Steaks - NIKKI YOUNG Cape Town, Western Cape

SERVES 3-4 Prepa­ra­tion time: 30 min Mar­i­nat­ing time: 1 hour or overnight Cook­ing time: 15­20 min

MARI­NADE 1 jalapeño pep­per,

chopped 4 spring onions or

shal­lots, chopped 3 gar­lic cloves,

crushed 2 ml (½ t) cayenne

pep­per few sprigs fresh

thyme 60 ml (¼ c) olive oil STEAK 500 g pi­canha steak oil salt and pep­per POTA­TOES 4 medium-sized

pota­toes oil and salt 250 ml (1 c)

sour cream

1 Mari­nade Mix to­gether all the ingredients in a glass bowl 2 Steak Mar­i­nate for an hour or prefer­ably overnight 3 Brush the meaty side of the steak with oil and sea­son with salt Braai, meaty side down, on an open grid or in a fold­ing grid over warm coals un­til sealed Turn the steak fatty side down and braai un­til sealed and crisp Con­tinue braai­ing higher above slower coals un­til done to your lik­ing (see tips be­low) 4 Pota­toes Brush each potato with oil, sprin­kle with salt and wrap in alu­minium foil Place di­rectly into mod­er­ate coals for 30 min­utes un­til soft Serve with sour cream and the steak

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