Braai T-bone steaks with Homemade Harissa

Harissa makes for a delicious accompaniment to a t-bone steak. INGREDIENTS MAKE-AHEAD 66 dried guailo chillies 20 grams chillies de arbol ( or 1⁄4 tsp chilli flakes) 1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2tbsp sherry vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp coarse salt STEAKS 4 T-bone steaks 2 cos lettuce heads, quartered 8 spring onions 2 tbsp olive oil Thyme, to serve METHOD PREPARE the harissa by soaking the dried chillies in hot water for a minimum of 1 hour or overnight. Give them a good chop. BLEND the softened chillies, with all of the rest of the ingredients except the olive oil. Once everything is well combined into a course, yet fine basting sauce. ADD the olive oil while the food processor is blending. Season the harissa well and set aside. STEAKS Brush the steaks with a generous amount of harissa and place them in the braai grid over the coals. Braai for 4 minutesasideoruntiltheinternal temperature reads 55 , allow the steaks to rest for 10 minutes. While the steaks rest, brush your lettuce leaves and spring onions with some oil and grill. SERVE the t-bone steaks with some fresh thyme … Continue reading Braai T-bone steaks with Homemade Harissa