Saturday, 10 January 2009

Spicy and Tangy Braai Sauce

Summer is here and braais are always a popular way of entertaining. in Zimbabwe it is a case of bring your meat and something to drink as both meat and booze are expensive and sometimes hard to come by.
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground 2 teaspoons seasoned salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup yellow mustard 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon habanero hot sauce -- to taste Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a slow boil. Whisk well to mix in the mustard. Simmer for 15 minutes. This sauce is great for pork , sausages, fish or anything that needs a bite to it!

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Garlic Chicken

This may look as if the flavour of garlic will over powr the chicken but just taste it!!!!!!!
1 whole broiler/fryer chicken -- cut into 8 pieces 1/2 cup olive oil -- plus 2 tablespoons olive oil 10 sprigs fresh thyme 40 garlic cloves -- peeled Salt -- to taste Freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil and brown on both sides in a wide fry pan or skillet over high heat. Remove from heat, add oil, thyme, and garlic cloves. Cover and bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove chicken from the oven, let rest for 5 to 10 minutes, carve, and serve. This recipe yields 6 servings.