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Some New Ways To Cook Beef Jerky

Beef jerky has been known to fuel us on long distance hikes and also prove to be the perfect snack on road trips. Even adding a few pieced of the jerky to the pot in which you are cooking can be a great way to pump up some protein and even flavor to your meals. Below I have listed down some amazing recipes which will surely make your mouth water:

  1. Fried rice with some curry and beef jerky.

Some pieces of chopped jerky will add some flavor to the rice. The ingredients you need are:

A cup of long grain rice which is rinsed  and cleaned

2 cups of water to boil the rice

2 ounces of beef jerky which are cut into 1inch pieces

Some mushrooms

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil

A small onion which is properly chopped up

A sweet potato

A carrot (both properly chopped up)

Spicy-Fried-Rice-

Some curry powder, half a spoon would do

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

Salt

1 thinly sliced scallion

The end product will surely make you happy that you followed the recipe.

  1. Jerky tomato sauce: The beef jerky is undoubtedly the secret ingredient in this beautifully quick tomato sauce recipe. You have to soften the meat in the boiling water and then add it to the pot because the beef should not be too tough. The finished product should be served with spaghetti, pasta or rice. The ingredients required are:

3-4 ounces of beef jerky

A cup of water which should be boiled

A tablespoon of vegetable oil

Half a cup of chopped up onion

A pinch of salt for taste

Some green peppers

2 cloves of chopped up garlic

1 chopped tomato

A teaspoon of dried up parsley

You will also need half a small cup of heavy cream to make it beautifully creamy.

  1. Charquican is actually a Chilean stew that is traditionally made with the use of cha’rki, which is a kind of South American beef jerky. Ingredients needed are as follows:

Charquican

5 potatoes which are cubed

A carrot chopped up

A cup of peas

A cup of corn

A can of beef broth

4 tablespoons of olive oil

Half a pound of beef jerky chopped up

An onion chopped up

2 cloves of garlic

A tablespoon of paprika

A tablespoon of oregano

A tablespoon of cumin

You should combine the potatoes, carrots, peas, corn and the broth in a large pot and then boil it. Season the mixture with salt and pepper and then reduce the heat for about 15 minutes. Heat up the olive oil in a pan and then put some chopped jerky and onions and sauté for a couple of minutes. Finally add the paprika, garlic, oregano and cumin and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Mix the two cooked products and voila! You have a delicious dish ready to be served.

Some Genius Ways To Use Salami

Even though it is incredibly deliciously hearty when sandwiched between two pieces of toasted bread, there are so many other amazing ways to cook and eat salami. Whether it is chopped up and tossed into lasagna or pasta, or a pizza, the possibilities are indeed endless. That is the best thing about food is that there are infinite combinations of foods that will impress and delight us. Salami can indeed be put into so many dishes, and I have listed out a few, below:

  1. Salami Carbonara: Salami is utilized as an alternative to the usual pancetta which is used in the silky and beautifully tasty, pasta carbonara.
  2. Crispy salami cocktail mixture: This cocktail includes salami in the cocktail, make twice as much because you will fall in love with it and surely want more and more.
  3. Chickpea salad with some salami and giardiniera dressing: The dressing for this particular reimagined antipasto is incredibly smart and amazingly delicious. In the place of vinegar or some lemon juice, the salad ends up getting the tang from the vinegary giardiniera veggies which include the hot Italian chosen vegetables. This is indeed combined with some extra virgin olive oil, garlic and some capers.Chopped-Salad
  4. Tomato, salami and zucchini pizza: It is precisely what it sounds like. This can include some mozzarella, tomato, zucchini and salami all chopped up and placed on a pizza base with some fantastic and tangy pizza sauce. Cooked to perfection in a wood fire oven, will surely get you hungry for this amazing dish.
  5. Potato, salami and also cheese frittata: Completely fortified with some sautéed potatoes, the strips of salami and also bits of goat cheese will be a perfect addition to your dinner table. Add a salad and you are set.
  6. Salami and cheese (goat cheese) roll-ups: This proves to be a fantastic last minute hors d’ oeuvres when you are entertaining some folks in your house and when you did not have enough time to make up a big dish. It also proves to be an amazing and delicious afternoon snack.
  7. A salami and egg mash-up: I personally, love some creamy eggs in the morning, but not every day, I wouldn’t consider it to be a healthy breakfast to eat every day, but surely when you have guests over you can impress them with some scrambled eggs, strips of cured and fried salami which is seasoned perfectly with salt, pepper and oregano and probably chili flakes. This can be eaten with some properly toasted bread and also some spinach or rice, if you are eating it for lunch. It does prove to be healthy if it does not have any cheese or other fatty items in it.

Some Delicious Biltong Recipes

When Christmas day is just around the corner, you need to be quick on getting the food list ready. The list should contain the recipes of anything and everything you are going to cook. It can be a show-stopping turkey, a giant chicken, a trifle, etc. The list can be truly endless. Why not consider making biltong a significant part of your Christmas feast. It can be biltong soup, some biltong cheese with a quiche, some bread with biltong and an avocado salad. Below is a list of some dishes that you can make with biltong:

  1. Biltong tart

It is a pastry dish, and it needs:

145g of flour

125g of cream or some cottage cheese

125g of butter and some salt

Biltong 50g of mushrooms

20g of butter

3ml of lemon juice

250ml of milk

10g of onions (chopped up)

50g of finely grated biltong

5ml of parsley which is chopped up

The method to make it would be; sift some flour and salt together and rub the butter into the flour mix with the help of your fingertips. And then mix the cream cheese to it. Put this dough in the fridge to cool down. Roll up the dough and make it around 3cm thick. Put the pastry in an ungreased pie tin and bake this pastry shell for 15 minutes at around 220 degrees Celsius (which would be 450 degrees Fahrenheit) and then add the milk gradually and keep stirring the mixture until the sauce properly boils. Boil the same for about 3 minutes and then chop up the mushrooms and put some lemon juice in it. Sauté the mushrooms and also the chopped up onions in some butter until you see them turning golden brown.

Tart-biltongAdd the white sauce. Separate the yolk and beat the yolks and add this to the white sauce. You should also beat up the egg white until it is stiff. Spoon the above into a partially baked shell (pastry) and bake the same for about 10 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

  1. Biltong scones

50g of grated biltong

100ml of thin cream or milk

95g of flour

30g of butter

2 ml of marmite

1 egg

Biltong sconesThe method to cook it would be; sift the dry ingredients together, except the biltong and rub the butter into the flour mixture with the help of your fingertips until the mixture gets crumbly. Later, add the biltong, which is grated. Beat up the egg and the milk together and cut the liquid into the mixture which has the flour. Roll up the dough and cut it into squares. Place the squares onto a lightly greased up baking sheet and bake the above at 220 degrees Celsius.