Sosatie

Sosatie (pl sosaties) is a traditional South African dish of meat (usually lamb or mutton) cooked on skewers.[1] The term derives from sate ("skewered meat") and saus (spicy sauce). It is of Cape Malay origin, used in Afrikaans, the primary language of the Cape Malays, and the word has gained greater circulation in South Africa. Marinated, cubed meat (usually lamb) is skewered and cooked by braaing (barbecued) shish-kebab style. Sosatie recipes vary, but commonly the ingredients can include cubes of lamb, beef, chicken, dried apricots, red onions and mixed peppers.

Sosatie
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Chicken sosatie
CourseMain
Place of originSouth Africa
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsMeat

PreparationEdit

To prepare, mutton chunks are marinated overnight in fried onions, chillies, garlic, curry leaves and tamarind juice, then threaded on skewers and either pan-fried or grilled.[2] However, the most common way to cook the sosaties is outside, on a braai (or barbecue). The meat chunks are often interspersed with small onions, sliced peppers, dried apricots or prunes.

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Similar dishesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raichlen, S. (2015). Planet Barbecue!: 309 Recipes, 60 Countries (in German). Workman Publishing Company. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-7611-6447-0. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Footprints in the Sand". SouthAfrica.info. South African Tourism. Archived from the original on 2007-01-07. Retrieved 2007-01-19.