South african jerky recipe. Stephan gates terrific version of biltong essentially air dried beef. If youve ever tried biltong youll know exactly what i meannone of that sugary rubbery stuff it in a dehydrator rubbish here please. This biltong recipe will let you experience what the fuss is all about. They would slice meat cure it and hang it to dry.
15 people talking join in now join the conversation. Cured and dried meat cuisine. In the usa its called beef jerky in south africa its called biltong. The south africans used salt to cure the meat but european settlers added vinegar and potassium nitrate in the 17th century.
Like a lot of biltong lovers i was introduced to this culinary treasure as a child and the. This episode covers how to make jerky using the traditional south african biltong recipe. Print how to make droewors south africas version of beef jerky sausage author. Go down to your local butchers and get so beef i like to use rump get himher to cut it for you against the grain and leave the fat on you can take it of later it adds to the flavor of the taste.
The vinegar and salt in biltong together with the drying process cures the meat as well as adding texture and flavor. This is a two part video this is how to make your own south african biltong recipe make sure you check out my video on how to make your own biltong box to go along with this recipe. Biltong recipe a favorite south african snack biltong is an all time favorite south african snack. Our south african butcher willy is showing us how to prepare biltong.
I must apologise for calling biltong south african beef jerky because this is a far superior product. We can thank the indigenous people of south africa for sharing their meat preservation wisdom with us for this biltong keto beef jerky recipe.