• Thursday, November 30, 2023
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Stick Meat


They are very easy snack recipes to make. Some call it Beef Kebabs or simply Stick Meat and very good to entertain your guests with.


It is your choice to use any vegetables you like. The aim is to make your stick meat look colourful. So use vegetables with contrasting colors. For instance you can use red bell peppers instead of tomatoes.

Cut Beef

Green Bell Pepper 1



1-2 Stock cubes (Maggi/Knorr)

1 teaspoon of Thyme

Salt and dry pepper (to taste)

Kebab sticks

Before you cook the Beef

Marinate the beef

Cut the beef into small rectangular cuboids and place them in a bowl

Add the thyme, pepper and stock cubes

Mix everything by hand, rubbing the seasoning into the beef

When done, cover and place in the fridge to marinate for about 1 hour.

Prepare other ingredients

Wash all the vegetables and remove the seeds from the green bell pepper and slice the carrots

Slice the green pepper, red pepper, carrots into medium rectangles and set aside


After about an hour, bring out the marinated beef and place in a pot. Add a few drops of water to help with the simmering, cover and start cooking at medium heat

Once the underside turns pale, flip the beef pieces to cook the top side as well, cook these till all the beef looks pale

Now, start stirring the beef constantly till all the water is absorbed. You do not want to lose any flavour by pouring away the beef stock. Add salt to taste and set this aside

In a different pot, heat some vegetable oil. You need at least a depth of 3 inches of vegetable oil

When hot, fry the beef pieces till brown and dry. Remember to stir constantly while frying so the pieces will brown evenly

When done, put the beef pieces in a sieve lined with paper towels and leave to cool

When cool, thread the fried beef and vegetables one after the other into the beef sticks. The way you combine the beef and vegetables is entirely up to you but make sure the final product looks colourful and appetizing

Serve with a chilled drink.