Homemade Ghanaian salted beef
Homemade Tolo beef
In Ghana, salted beef is commonly used as a flavour enhancer in soups, stews, and sauces. It is added to dishes when cook ing to infuse a rich, salty, and slightly fishy flavour.
It adds a unique taste and flavour to tra ditional Ghanaian recipes.
• 2 pounds of beef
• 1 cup of salt
• 1 tablespoonful of ground ginger
• 1 tablespoonful of ground cloves
• 1 tablespoonful of ground coriander
• Water for boiling
-Rinse beef under cold water and pat it dry with paper towels. Cut beef into large, manageable pieces.
-Combine the salt, groundginger, ground cloves, ground allspice, ground coriander, and ground black pepper in a bowl and mix.
-Rub spice mixture all over the beef, en suring that it is evenly coated. You can use your hands to massage the spices into the meat for better flavour.
– Place the spiced beef in a large, resealable plastic bag.
-Seal bag, removing as much air as possible. Place the bag of beef in the refrigerator and let it marinate for at least 24 hours or up to 48 hours. The longer it marinates, the stronger the flavours will be.
-After marinating, remove the beef from the refrigerator and rinse off the excess salt and spices under cold water. (Pat the beef dry with paper towels).
-Fill a large pot with water and bring it to boil. Add beef to the boiling water and reduce the heat to low. (Let the beef sim mer gently for about 2-3 hours or until it becomes tender).
-Once the beef is tender, remove it from the pot and let it cool. Slice beef into thin strips or chunks, depending on your preference.
-Store salted beef in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
• 10 strawberries,
• 3 fingers of banana
• 100 millimetres of orange juice
-Wash strawberries, banana and blend
– Add orange juice to strawberries, banana and blend
-Pour the smoothie into a tall glass and serve.