Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: South African
Serves: 2
  • 500gr steak, thinly sliced against the grain
  • 1large onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, grated
  • A glug of oil
  • 2 tsps ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp coriander, ground
  • 2 tsps curry powder
  • 1 tsp crushed chilli flakes
  • 1 large soft baguette
  • Freshly fried chips
  • Handful of shredded lettuce
  • Sliced tomato and cucumber
  • Tomato sauce or peri-peri sauce
  • cheddar cheese, grated (optional)
  1. Combine all the spices and rub into the meat.
  2. Heat a glug of oil in a saucepan.
  3. Add the onion and braise until golden brown.
  4. Add the meat and cook with the lid on over medium heat for about 45 minutes until the meat is tender.
  5. Add the tomato and cook for another 15 to 20 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  6. Cut the baguette lengthwise.
  7. Spread some sauce of your choice on both sides of the baguette
  8. Add steak to the bottom half of the baguette
  9. Add a layer of lettuce and tomato then pack the soft chips on top of that.
  10. Add more sauce
  11. Add cheese if using.
Close the sandwich and enjoy!
Tip: Best eaten on the same day!
Recipe by SAPeople South African Recipes at