Bobotie

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A traditional South African spiced mince dish

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 5 minsTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

 2tblspn butter
 1tspn curry powder
 3 cloves
 2 finely chopped onions
 3 Garlic gloves minced
 1tspn grated ginger
 600g minced beef
 2 tblspn fruit chutney
 1 beef stock cube
 1tblspn vinegar
 1 tblspn Worcestershire sauce
 2 slices white bread crusts removed soaked in milk
 1 egg
 125ml milk
 2tblspn double cream (optional)
 1 tspn turmeric
 Salt and pepper to taste
 A few bay leaves

1

Heat oven to 170c

2

Fry the onions, garlic and ginger in the butter until soft and golden brown. Add the spices, chutney,the mince, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and stock cube. When the mince has browned, add the pre-soaked bread and work into the mixture.

3

Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, cover with foil and cook for 40 minutes.

4

Beat the egg, milk and turmeric to make the savoury custard mix.

5

Add cream for an extra rich custard topping.

6

Season with salt and pepper.

7

Remove the mince mixture from the oven,

8

Take off the foil then pour the egg mix over the top

9

Scatter over the bay leaves

10

Return to the oven and cook for another 15-20 minutes until golden brown

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Ingredients

 2tblspn butter
 1tspn curry powder
 3 cloves
 2 finely chopped onions
 3 Garlic gloves minced
 1tspn grated ginger
 600g minced beef
 2 tblspn fruit chutney
 1 beef stock cube
 1tblspn vinegar
 1 tblspn Worcestershire sauce
 2 slices white bread crusts removed soaked in milk
 1 egg
 125ml milk
 2tblspn double cream (optional)
 1 tspn turmeric
 Salt and pepper to taste
 A few bay leaves

Directions

1

Heat oven to 170c

2

Fry the onions, garlic and ginger in the butter until soft and golden brown. Add the spices, chutney,the mince, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and stock cube. When the mince has browned, add the pre-soaked bread and work into the mixture.

3

Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, cover with foil and cook for 40 minutes.

4

Beat the egg, milk and turmeric to make the savoury custard mix.

5

Add cream for an extra rich custard topping.

6

Season with salt and pepper.

7

Remove the mince mixture from the oven,

8

Take off the foil then pour the egg mix over the top

9

Scatter over the bay leaves

10

Return to the oven and cook for another 15-20 minutes until golden brown

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