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Jamaican Beef Patties Recipe

June 23rd, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  2. 2onions(finely chopped)
  3. 5garlic cloves(finely chopped)
  4. 1lbground beef(lean)
  5. 1tablespooncurry powder
  6. 1teaspoonsalt
  7. 1/2teaspoonfresh ground black pepper
  8. 1/2cupdry breadcrumbs
  9. 1/2cupchicken stockor water
  10. 2green onions(finely chopped)
  11. pastry dough
  12. 500gplain flour
  13. 1/2teaspoonturmeric
  14. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  15. 200gshorteningor butter(cold,diced)
  16. 1/4cupice wateror
  17. 1egg(lightly beaten)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oil in large heavy pan.
  2. Add onions and garlic.
  3. Cook, stirring till onion wilts.
  4. Add ground meat.
  5. Cook, stirring until meat is browned.
  6. Sprinkle with curry powder, salt and pepper.
  7. Cook about 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in breadcrumbs and stock or water. Cook, stirring often, about 20 minutes. Mixture should be thick but not dry.
  9. Stir in green onions.
  10. Remove from heat and leave to cool.
  11. Make pastry by combining flour with tumeric and salt.
  12. Rub in butter or shortening until crumbly.
  13. Add water and gather into a ball.
  14. Roll out to about 1/4″ thickness and cut into 4″ diameter circles.
  15. Gather remaining dough together and lightly cut out again.
  16. Place about 1 Tbsp filling on each circle. Brush edges with lightly beaten egg, fold over and seal.
  17. Preheat oven to 400°F
  18. Place patties on baking trays lined with aluminium foil.
  19. Brush lightly with remaining lightlybeaten egg.
  20. Bake 25 to 30 till golden brown.

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Quick Beef N Beans Taco Recipe

June 20th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbground beef
  2. 1/4teaspoongarlic powder
  3. 1/4teaspoonsteak seasoning
  4. 1/8teaspoonchili powder
  5. 1smallonion
  6. 1 (11 ounce)can fiestachili beef soup
  7. 1/4cupwater
  8. 10taco shells
  9. 1cup shreddedcheddar cheese
  10. 1headlettuce, shredded
  11. 2diced tomatoes
  12. 1cupsour cream

DIRECTIONS

  1. In medium skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef, onion, chili powder, steak seasoning, and garlic powder until beef is browned, stirring to separate meat.Pour off fat.
  2. Add soup and water.Reduce heat to low.Cover and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Divide meat mixture among taco shells.Top with cheese, lettuce, tomato, and sour cream.

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Panamanian Beef Empanadas Recipe

June 19th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (15 ounce)box pillsburyready-made pie crusts
  2. 3/4lbground beef
  3. 1mediumonion, diced
  4. 1smallbell pepper, diced
  5. 1bay leaf
  6. 2garlic cloves, diced
  7. 4tablespoonsoil
  8. 1/2teaspoonoregano
  9. 1/4cup choppedgreen chili peppers(or 1/2 tsp Tabasco)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Filling:.
  3. Place oil in skillet and brown the beef, then drain the grease.
  4. Add rest of ingredients, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes. Remove the bay leaf.
  5. If needed, add a little bit of flour to thicken the consistency of the filling. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. For Crust:.
  7. Roll out on a lightly floured board-1/8th inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter or glass for appetizer sized empanadas. Use a small plate for luncheon size empanadas.
  8. On each round, put about 1/2 teaspoon filling. Fold over and flute edges with fork. Brush tops with beaten egg. Bake at 400 degrees until the crust is golden brown.
  9. You can also deep fry these in a deep fryer or in a deep skillet with enough oil to cover them. that’s the way they eat them there, but baking is lower fat! But fried is sooo good! If frying don’t brush the tops with egg!
  10. Enjoy!

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Ginger Beef and Pineapple Skewers Recipe

June 17th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cupsoy sauce
  2. 3-4tablespoonshoney
  3. 2tablespoonswhite vinegar
  4. 1 1/2teaspoonsgarlic powder or2-3very finely mincedfresh garlic cloves
  5. 1 1/2teaspoonsginger powder
  6. 3/4cupoil
  7. 1green onion, chopped
  8. 3lbsboneless beef sirloin(cubed into 1 – 1-1/2-inch pieces, can use up to 4 pounds beef)
  9. 1largefresh pineapple(peeled, core removed and cut into large chunks)
  10. 3green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  11. 2red onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  12. 10 long metalskewers

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ginger, garlic, oil and green onion.
  2. Transfer marinade to a large heavy-duty ziploc freezer bag or a glass dish.
  3. Add in the cubed beef; seal bag and turn to coat beef well.
  4. place in the fridge for a minumum of 8 hours or overnight (overnight is better).
  5. When ready to grill, drain the marinade and discard.
  6. Skewer beef, pineapple chunks and veggies in an alternating pattern.
  7. Grill over hot coals for about 18-20 minutes.

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Mashed Potato Corned Beef Hash Recipe

June 17th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4largepotatoes
  2. 1 (12 ounce)cancorned beef
  3. butter
  4. milk
  5. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Boil potatoes and fix like mashed potatoes using the butter and milk — at the last mash the can of corned beef into the potatoes — serve hot — .

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