Beef and Balsamic apricot potjie

2017-06-08 06:01

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• 250g streaky bacon

• oil for frying

• 2kg beef, cut into cubes

• 3 onions, sliced

• 4 garlic cloves, crushed

• 250ml stock

• 250ml red wine

• 100ml Balsamic vinegar

• salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

• 2 bay leaves

• 50ml herbs, freshly chopped

• 60ml apricot jam

• 200g dried apricots

• 20 baby potatoes


Heat oil over hot coals in a number three potjie pot and fry the bacon until crispy. Remove and set aside. Brown the meat, a few pieces at a time.

Return the bacon and all the browned meat to the pot.

Add the onions, garlic, stock, wine, vinegar, seasoning, bay leaves and herbs.

Simmer for about 2 hours until nearly cooked and then add jam, apricots and baby potatoes. Simmer for another 30–40 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked through.


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