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HOW TO MAKE SUYA RECIPE

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HOW TO MAKE SUYA RECIPE

Suya Recipe is a popular street  snack that is made with beef and spices which include peanuts, ginger, cayenne pepper, and other ingredients.

The steak is cut in thin strips, marinated with spices, threaded in skewers, and then grilled.

Suya or tsire is a spicy meat skewer which is a popular food item in West Africa. It is also eaten in Sudan, referred to as “Agashe”. In Ghana it is called kebab

This recipe is easy, simple and straightforward which you can make at home.

Although Suya is mostly made with beef, variations include Chicken is made the same way by using  chicken parts. Ram is made with ram meat. Lamb is made with lamb meat.

 

TOOLS YOU’LL NEED

Sharp Knife – To cut the beef into strips.

Skewers- To thread meat

Brush – To brush oil on the meat.

Oven rack – To grill in the oven.

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 cup roasted salted peanuts

1 tablespoon paprika

2 teaspoons onion powder

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1 teaspoon chilli pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 kg beef or chicken or ram

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 red onion

1 large tomato

1 green/red pepper

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE SUYA RECIPE

Soak skewers in water for an hour before using. This will prevent them from getting burnt on heat.

Wash and cut onions, tomatoes and green pepper in large chunks

Wash and cut meat into thin strips

Place peanuts in a blender; process until finely chopped. Add paprika, onion powder, ginger, pepper flakes and garlic powder; pulse until combined to make suya spice.

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Season and coat meat with with stock, salt, oil and suya spice in a bowl. Cover bowl and marinate in fridge for an hour or more. Drain beef and discard marinade

Thread meat on pre-soaked skewers alternating with onion, tomatoes, green pepper. Apply more suya spice and oil.

Arrange the skewered beef on an oven rack or then grill in the oven at a temperature of 175C (fan) for 15 minutes.

Grill, covered, over medium-high heat for about 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally

Wrap in foil or put in an airtight container then store in the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. It can be reheated in the oven or microwave from frozen.

 

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HOW TO MAKE SUYA RECIPE

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Serves: 5 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 5 grams fat

Ingredients

1 cup roasted salted peanuts
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon chilli pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 kg beef or chicken or ram
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 red onion
1 large tomato
1 green/red pepper

Instructions

  • Soak skewers in water for an hour before using. This will prevent them from getting burnt on heat.
  • Wash and cut onions, tomatoes and green pepper in large chunks
  • Wash and cut meat into thin strips
  • Place peanuts in a blender; process until finely chopped. Add paprika, onion powder, ginger, pepper flakes and garlic powder; pulse until combined to make suya spice.
  • Season and coat meat with with stock, salt, oil and suya spice in a bowl. Cover bowl and marinate in fridge for an hour or more. Drain beef and discard marinade
  • Thread meat on pre-soaked skewers alternating with onion, tomatoes, green pepper. Apply more suya spice and oil.
  • Arrange the skewered beef on an oven rack or then grill in the oven at a temperature of 175C (fan) for 15 minutes.
  • Grill, covered, over medium-high heat for about 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally
  • Wrap in foil or put in an airtight container then store in the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. It can be reheated in the oven or microwave from frozen.
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