Chakalaka Boerewors Rolls

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Ingredients

  • 1.25 kg Boerewors Sausage
  • ¼ Cup oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Tsp. thyme
  • 3 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. mild curry powder
  • 1 Tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 Tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 Carrot, peeled and grated
  • 3 Large tomatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 250ml Water

Directions

  1. Add oil in the LK’s Cast Iron Skillet and place over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, bay leaf and thyme, and allow to fry for 4 minutes until softened. Sprinkle in the spices and leave to cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato and carrot, and cook for a further 4 minutes.
  4. Gently throw in 1 cup of water, stir and reduce the heat to medium-low. Leave to cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until reduced and thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  5. Preheat the oven to 220°C. In the LK’s Bake Pot, lightly oil the surface and add the sausage. Leave to bake for 25 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Build the boerewors by firstly adding boerewors and then finally, the chakalaka. Serve and enjoy!

Oxtail Stew on the Braai

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg Oxtail
  • 45 ml Oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 375 ml Beef stock
  • 60 ml Red wine
  • 3 Whole garlic cloves
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Tsp. thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10 Onions, peeled and pickled
  • 3 Celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 Carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 12 Baby potatoes

Directions

  1. Over the hot coals, place your LK’s Cast Iron Potjie and add in a dash of oil. Allow to heat for a few minutes.
    Alternatively, instead of making this dish on the open fire, you can use your LK’s Bake Pot on the stove.
  2. In batches, add in the oxtail and brown until golden.
  3. Add the chopped onion and sauté. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add in the beef stock, tomato paste, red wine, garlic cloves, bay leaf and thyme. Season with salt and pepper and combine all the ingredients with a stir
  5. Allow to simmer for about 2 – 3 hours. If required, add in more beef stock until the oxtail is nice and tender, or until preference.
  6. During the last 20 minutes of cooking; when the oxtail is about to fall off the bone, add in the pickled onions and chopped celery sticks, carrots and the baby potatoes.
  7. Using a spoon, remove the cloves and bay leaf from the oxtail stew.
  8. Serve with mixed rice, fresh mash or homemade bread and enjoy!

Pizza Recipe

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Ingredients

For the Dough:

  • 1 Cup warm water
  • 2 ¼ tsp. Active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp. Sugar or honey
  • 2 ½ Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil or melted butter
  • 1 tsp. Salt

For the Toppings:

  • 1 Tin tomato and onion mix or braai sauce
  • 1 Cheese, grated
  • Dash of Italian herbs

Topping Options:

Ham, fried bacon bits, grilled chicken strips, leftover braai meat or steak, minced meat, sliced mushrooms, green or red peppers, olives, pineapple slices, cheese, feta etc.

Directions

  1. Get your braai going or use LK’s Charcoal Starter to get coals faster.
    Note: When using the Charcoal Starter, ensure that you have made the pizza base the previous night
  2. Place LK’s Pizza Oven on the coals and allow to preheat until 230ºC.
  3. For the Dough: Add warm water into a medium mixing bowl and stir in the active dry yeast and sugar. Allow to stand for 10-15 minutes.
    Tip: Don’t use boiling water, use warm water instead
  4. Once the yeast mixture becomes foamy, gently stir in the all-purpose flour, salt, and olive oil. Mix until smooth and allow to rest for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Remove the fluffy dough from the bowl, place it on a flat surface that has been lightly sprinkled with flour, and roll out in a round shape.
    Tip: Sprinkle flour on the flat surface, as well as on your hands, as this will prevent the dough from sticking.
  6. Evenly spread the pizza base with either tomato and onion mix or braai sauce, add your desired toppings and finish it off with sprinkled cheese.
  7. Transfer the pizza to the preheated Pizza Oven and bake for 4 min; or until golden brown.
  8. Once your pizza is baked, use LK’s Pizza Shovel to remove the pizza and place on LK’s Pizza Board. Sprinkle a dash of Italian herbs and top it off with sliced avocado.
  9. Allow the pizza to cool for 5 minutes and cut equal slices using LK’s Pizza Cutter (included with the LK’s Premium Pizza Oven). Serve and enjoy!

Biltong Potjie

Lk's Biltong Pasta Potjie | LK's Recipes

There is nothing more South African than biltong, potjie AND A BRAAI; so why not combine the three and make a creamy biltong pasta potjie! After trying this recipe, it will be added to the top of your list as your favourite meal.

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Ingredients

Ingredients for No 3 Potjie (serves 16)

  • 1.5kg Biltong
  • 1 Pack of Bacon
  • 2 Tots of Sunflower Oil
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, crushed and chopped
  • 2 Mushroom tins
  • 6 Onions, sliced
  • 1 Cup full-cream milk
  • 1 Cup fresh cream
  • 1kg Pasta Shells
  • 2 Green peppers, sliced
  • 500g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. Braai spice
  • Salt and Pepper, to season

For the Sauce:

  • 1.5L Boiling water
  • 2 tsp. Mixed green herbs
  • 4 Blocks chicken stock
  • 1 Sachet tomato paste

Ingredients for No 6 Potjie (serves 48)

  • 4.5kg Biltong
  • 2 Packets of bacon
  • 4 Tots of Sunflower Oil
  • 6 Garlic cloves, crushed and chopped
  • 6 Mushroom Tins
  • 12 Onions, sliced
  • 2 Cups full-cream milk
  • 2 Cups fresh cream
  • 3kg Pasta Shells
  • 6 Green peppers, sliced
  • 1.5kg Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 tsp. Braai spice
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

For the Sauce:

  • 4.5L Boiling water
  • 6 tsp. Mixed green herbs
  • 12 Blocks chicken stock
  • 2 Sachets of tomato paste

Directions

Note: Prepare the pasta as per packet instructions and set aside

  1. Place your potjie over hot coals. Add oil and fry the onions until it is soft. Then add garlic, green pepper, mushrooms, and bacon. Continue to fry until the bacon is sizzling and cooked.
  2. For the sauce, combine boiling water, green herbs, chicken stock and tomato paste.
  3. Add the sauce mixture to the potjie and stir well with the onions, green pepper, mushrooms and bacon.
  4. Add the biltong and place the potjie lid on. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes and then remove the lid.
  5. Add the full-cream milk, fresh cream and cooked pasta. Place the lid back on and let it continue to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle cheese, mix well and serve!

Tip: If the potjie cooks dry, you can add a bit more milk or water until it reaches a consistency you’re happy with.

Traditional South African Farmhouse Breakfast

Traditional South African Farmhouse Breakfast | LK's Recipes

There is nothing that screams Saffas more than this traditional South African farmhouse breakfast. From sizzling bacon to juicy boerewors and mushrooms - you name it, we have them on the menu today!

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 Boerewors pieces
  • 4 Bacon pieces
  • 4 Eggs
  • Crushed garlic
  • 1 Tomato, sliced
  • Mushrooms, sliced
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Grated Cheese, to serve.
  • 4 Slices of bread

Directions:

  1. Heat the stove plate on setting 2 or 3 (medium heat) and place LK’s Frying Pan with Wooden Handle on the stove.
  2. Grill the boerewors and bacon till medium, and set aside. Place the boerewors and bacon in the LK’s Small Round Casserole to keep warm.
    Tip: To ensure the food put aside stays warm, simply preheat the oven to 180ºC and allow to heat up for 10-15 min and switch off. Place the food in the Small Round Casserole and place it in the oven.
  3. Over medium heat, add a dash of vegetable oil to the pan. Grease LK’s Egg Rings, place in the pan and fry eggs to preference. Add salt and pepper to taste and place in the oven dish.
    Note: Ensure that you grill the boerewors and bacon until medium, as the oven will cook it further as you keep it warm. The same for the eggs.
  4. Add the sliced mushroom to the pan and sauté with salt and pepper.
  5. Lightly grill the tomatoes and place in the oven tray.
  6. Remove the Casserole from the oven and plate. Serve food with toasted bread and sprinkle cheese. Enjoy with beverage of your choice!

Bacon, Egg and Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

Bacon, Egg and Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

Bacon, Egg and Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich | LK's Recipes

This delicious Bacon, Egg and Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich will most certainly make your mom's day! It's the perfect accompaniment to a long morning spent in pyjamas. It’s a South African favourite as the flavour intensifies with each mouthful!

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Ingredients

  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 tbsp. Milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tsp. Butter
  • 4 Whole wheat/ white bread slices
  • 2 Cheese slices
  • 4 Slices bacon

Directions:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, add eggs, milk, salt, and pepper and beat until blended.
  2. Heat LK’s Cast Iron Skillet Pan over medium heat and spray LK’s Non-stick grill spray to prevent the mixture from sticking to the surface. Gently pour in the egg mixture and once set, scramble with LK’s Wooden Spoon, until fluffy and set aside
  3. Fry the bacon until ready on the skillet and set aside.
  4. Build your toasties: Bread slice, scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese, bread slice.
  5. In LK’s Aluminium Sandwich Maker, spray the Non-stick grill spray and evenly layer the bread slices on the Sandwich Maker.
  6. Grill the sandwich for 3-5 min until cheese is melted and remove from heat.
  7. Plate and enjoy!

Bacon and Egg Buttermilk Waffle

Bacon and Egg Buttermilk Waffle

Bacon and Egg Buttermilk Waffle

I know it can be hard to decide whether to make mom a sweet or savory dish. There's no better way to start mom's special day than by serving breakfast to her cozy bed. We've got a quick recipe that can be easily prepared by Dad and the kids that will satisfy mom’s sweet and savory desires!

Serves 6
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 8 Eggs, large
  • 1 3/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp. Unsalted butter, melted
  • 12 slices bacon
  • Lettuce, bag
  • Maple syrup, for serving
  • Cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat 2 egg whites (keep the 2 yolks aside), preferably with an electric mixer for 3 min until stiff peaks form and set aside.
  3. Whisk together the 2 egg yolks, buttermilk, and butter in a large bowl. Slowly add the flour mixture and fold in the whites until no streaks remain.
  4. Spray LK’s Non-Stick Grill Spray in the LK’s Waffle Maker and turn up the heat accordingly on your stove.
  5. Gently pour the waffle mixture into the Waffle Maker and heat until golden brown. To keep the waffles warm, preheat the oven and place the waffles in LK’s Small Round Casserole.
  6. In LK’s Cast Iron Skillet Pan, fry the remaining 6 eggs and bacon until the desired outcome.
  7. Add the eggs, bacon, and lettuce onto your waffle. Drizzle with maple syrup and cheese to serve.
  8. Serve this breakfast to mom in bed to enjoy along with her favourite cup of coffee/tea.

Optional: You can also make 2x waffles to create a sandwich

Pickled Fish With Spicy Butter Roti

Pickled Fish With Spicy Butter Roti

Pickled Fish With Spicy Butter Roti | LK's Recipes

It’s Good Friday and Easter is around the corner, but are you tired of preparing your pickled fish the same for numerous years? Don’t worry, we’ve got a fresh and simple, yet delicious pickled fish recipe that will want everyone coming back for seconds!

You can enjoy this flaky pickled fish recipe with fresh hot cross buns or baked bread while the kids are having their traditional Easter egg hunt!

Let's get Pickling!

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LK's Bake Pot

LK's Cast Iron Skillet Pan

 

Ingredients

  • Snoek, Stokvis or Kingklip fillets, cut into large cubes (2 kg)
  • Olive oil (2 Tbsp.)
  • 4 large onions, sliced
  • Fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 6 crushed cloves garlic
  • Garam masala powder (1 ½ Tbsp.)
  • Fresh or ground turmeric (2 tsp.)
  • Fresh lemon or bay leaves (2 sprigs)
  • Allspice powder (1 tsp.)
  • Ground coriander (1 tsp.)
  • Ground cumin (1 tsp.)
  • Distilled White vinegar ( 750ml)
  • Water (2 cups)
  • Brown or white sugar (250 g)
  • Salt and Pepper, to season
  • Seasoned flour, to dust
  • Canola oil, for frying (2 cups)
  • 8 rotis, toasted in a pan
  • 2 Green/ red apples, sliced
  • 2 Chillies, sliced
  • Coriander leaves, to serve

For the Malay Spiced Butter

  • Cape Malay spice mix (1 Tbsp.)
  • Salted butter (100g)

Directions:

  1. For the Malay Spice Butter, in LK’s Cast Iron Skillet Pan, toast 1 tbsp. Cape Malay spice. Melt the butter into the toasted Cape Malay spice and leave it in the fridge until needed.
  2. In LK’s Bake Pot, heat oil over medium heat. Fry onions, garlic, ginger, and spices until golden brown.
  3. Over low heat, mix in the water, vinegar, and sugar, and simmer for 20 – 30 minutes. In the meantime, add canola oil to a different LK’s Bake Pot. Gently dust the fish with the seasoned flour and fry in batches until lightly tender and browned.
  4. Add the fried fish fillets to the reduced pickling sauce. Make sure the fish is fully covered and soaked by the pickle sauce and leave it to marinate and pickle for a day or two.
  5. After 2 days, remove the pickled fish from the fridge and add garnish with bay leaves. Toast the roti’s and spread the Cape Malay Butter mixture evenly on the base of the warm roti. Add the crunchy sliced apples, pickled chili, and cabbage.

Fold, wrap and enjoy!

Did you know:
Homemade pickled fish that is stored in a refrigerator can last up to 4 to 6 weeks.
The best vinegar to use for pickling is the distilled white vinegar and it does not leave a tint on the food

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Roll-up

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Roll-Ups

Bacon & Egg Roll Ups | LK's Recipes
Serves 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 tablespoon garlic powder or finely chopped garlic
  • Salt and Pepper to season
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon chives, finely chopped
  • 12 slices bacon
  • Grated cheddar

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, and garlic powder and season with salt and pepper or any spices of your choice.
  2. Melt butter in Lk's Cast Iron Skillet/Frying Pan over medium heat.
  3. Add egg mixture and scramble for 3 minutes, then add in the chives.
  4. Lay out three strips of bacon on the LK's Steak Board or any cutting board of your choice.
  5. Sprinkle the bottom third with cheddar and top with a large spoonful of scrambled eggs, roll up tightly and repeat the process with the remaining cheese and eggs.
  6. Return the Skillet Pan to heat and add the bacon roll-ups seam side down. Cook until crispy on all sides, then transfer to a paper towel-lined plate until ready to serve.
  7. Add tomato sauce on the side and enjoy!

 

Fun Fact:
The Skillet pan can be used over hot coals and gas stoves.
It also has 2 pouring sprouts when you make a sauce in them

Sweet Potato In The Coals/Fire

You will need
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (or as many guests you have)
  • 1-2 tablespoons butter

For sweet side :

  • Raw honey
  • Cinnamon powder

For salty side

  • Freshly cut garlic
  • Salt & pepper
  • Rosmary
Method

Wash sweet potatoes and pierce with a fork. Wrap tightly in heavy duty tin foil and nestle them into the embers of your fire

Roast in fire coals for 50-60 minutes. Turn halfway through.

When sweet potatoes are soft all the way through, remove from fire.

Use a knife to cut sweet potato in half  and to make slits in each half .

For sweet : add butter, raw honey drizzle, cinnamon powder evenly over each half.

For salt :  add salt and pepper , freshly cut garlic and rosemary