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Ethiopian Stir Fried Beef(Tibs) Recipe

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Ethiopian Stir Fried Beef(Tibs) Recipe

Tibs is an Ethiopian dish consisting of stir-fried meat and vegetables. The dish can be served in a wide variety of manners – ranging from mild to hot and containing a small amount of vegetables, lots of vegetables, or no vegetables at all.

Due to the usage of various types of meat, there are numerous variations of this Ethiopian delicacy.

 

STORING AND REHEATING

To store leftover beef tibs, put in into an airtight container and in the refrigerator for a few days.

Pour it into a sealable freezer-safe container first. To preserve this dish for longer, you can freeze it for a few months.

To reheat, take it out of the freezer and put it in the fridge overnight to thaw out. Once it’s defrosted, you can reheat it in the microwave or on the stovetop until hot.

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 lb sirloin beef

2 chopped medium-sized onions

2 tablespoons minced ginger

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoons vegetable oil

5 tablespoons niter kibbeh(butter)

2 tablespoons berbere

salt

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE ETHIOPIAN STIR FRIED BEEF(TIBS) RECIPE

Over medium heat, in a large-sized saucepan, melt butter. Then, add the garlic, ginger, and onions along with some berbere.

Lower the heat of the stove to medium-low and continue cooking and stirring for around 30 minutes until the onions start to darken.

Remove onions from pan and transfer them to a food processor and blend them well, but don’t let them turn into a purée.Then return them to the saucepan, add some salt, and keep them warm.

Next, bring your sirloin beef, trim it of excess fat & connective tissues, cut it into small 1-ich cubes, and add some salt to all sides of the beef cubes.

Heat a large-sized cast-iron skillet or pan at high heat with some oil, until it gets lightly smoky.

Add the beef cubes to the pan. If there is not enough space to add the beef cubes this way, feel free to do so in batches.

Then cook without moving the beef cubes so that they are seared well on one side. Do this for 3 minutes and flip the beef cubes over and cook the other side the same way

Transfer the beef cubes to the saucepan with the onion sauce in it, add the lemon juice, and mix together. Serve your Tibs with any side dish of choice.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What meat is used for TIBS?

You can make  with lamb or beef. Typically, either of them is the meat used for this flavorful delicacy. 

 

What is TIBS made of?

Ethiopian tibs is a dish made from cubed beef or lamb, peppers, veggies, lemon juice, and other ingredients. It is a flavorful and delicious meal that is gaining popularity worldwide. Beef tibs recipe is made from beef as the protein, while Ethiopian lamb tibs will use lamb.

 

HERE ARE MORE RECIPES YOU CAN ENJOY TOO

TEJ(ETHIOPIAN HONEY WINE) RECIPE

INJERA(ETHIOPIAN SOSOUR FLATBREAD) RECIPE

TRADITIONAL ETHIOPIAN KIK ALICHA

 

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD(JESUS) THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.kjv

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