4 healthy braai recipes

By October 24, 2017Recipes

Forget the fatty lamb chops and greasy wors 윈드슬레이어 다운로드. Hosting a healthy braai is possible. Try these tasty, low-calorie recipes. 

Juicy beef burgers

Ingredients

  • 400g beef fillet
  • 200g pork mince
  • 1 slice of stale bread, made into breadcrumbs
  • 1 large handful of basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon allspice powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • Olive oil

Method

  1. Fry the onions and garlic in some olive oil until lightly browned.
  2. Dice the beef and put it into a bowl big enough to hold all of the ingredients.
  3. Add the pork mince, bread crumbs, basil, egg, coriander powder, allspice powder, some salt and pepper, and the cooled browned onion and garlic. Mix well with your hands.
  4. Wash your hand and pour a little olive oil into your palms. Once your hands are well-coated with the oil, roll a handful of the meat mixture into a ball. Pat smooth and then flatten into a patty.
  5. Place the patties onto a tray and refrigerate for about an hour.
  6. Light a fire or stoke up your gas braai and chargrill the patties.
  7. Serve on lightly toasted hamburger rolls with fresh lettuce and a slice of tomato, or choose the healthier option: replace the buns with the mushrooms below!

Mexican spice-rubbed chicken

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon whole coriander seeds, roasted
  • 1 tablespoon whole cumin seeds, roasted
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes

Method

  1. Grind all the spices until well-blended. Combine with the olive oil and lime juice.
  2. Rub the chicken breast with the mixture and leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Place the chicken on an oiled grill and cook for about 20 minutes, or until tender and juicy.
  4. Remove from the grill and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
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Ginger prawn kebabs

Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon and 1 lime
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 king prawns, deveined with shell intact
  • 8 small brown onions, peeled
  • 8 peppadews

Method 

  1. Whisk together the oil, garlic, ginger, citrus juice and zest. Season to taste.
  2. Thread the prawns, onions and peppadews onto skewers. Place the kebabs in a baking dish and pour the ginger mixture over. Let it marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  3. Place the kebabs on the braai. Turn and baste with the marinade occasionally, until lightly charred and cooked through (about four minutes).
  4. You should have eight delicious kebabs.

 

Cheesy pesto grilled mushrooms

Ingredients

  • 6 large black mushrooms.
  • Italian cheese sprinkle.
  • 90ml olive oil.
  • Basil pesto.

Method

  1. Wipe the smooth tops of the mushrooms with a damp cloth.
  2. Season on the stem side with Italian cheese sprinkle.
  3. Drizzle a little olive oil over the gills.
  4. Spread a generous tablespoonful of basil pesto over the gills.
  5. Place the mushrooms, stem side up, on the braai and cook slowly until done.
  6. Enjoy as is, or use as replacement for buns, and create a bun-less burger with the beef patties! Delicious.

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