Hopefully you don’t need any reminding that Tuesday is Heritage Day. Over the years, this public holiday has become synonymous with a favourite SA past time. Yip… you guessed it – braaing!
We’ve got thousands of fantastic braai recipes on Food24 but we thought it would be best to pick a few of our favourites and pop them all in one easy place for your convenience.
Now, there are stacks more things – other than dear old boerewors, that you can cook on the coals. Here are Food24’s top braai recipes that you simply must try!
Creamy beef potjie – enriched with silky smooth cream cheese.
Sticky chicken wings – did you know that eating any form of poultry with your hands is an acceptable form of etiquette in high society?
Whole braaied snoek – just add apricot jam for true SA flavour!
Pork ribs – with a sweet finger-lickin’ marinade.
Butterflied leg of lamb – this will feed a crowd!
Lemon, basil and lime chicken skewers – fresh and zingy.
Moving onto the carbs..
Bacon beer bread – yes, we can hear the angels singing too!
Pizza on the braai – go wild with your favourite toppings.
Roostekoek – fill them with cheese, jam or simply a knob of salted butter.
Mielie roostekoek – same same but different.
Biltong, mushroom and feta pap tert – a modern, fresh twist on the traditional pap tert.
Tips for the perfect braaibroodjies – we take braaibroodjies very seriously!
Top 10 bread recipes for the braai – including garlic bread, low carb cauliflower bread and more!
Side dishes to savour
15 of the very best braai side dishes – A good side dish really completes your braai menu.
4 incredible low carb side dishes to go with your braai – Banters, these are for you!
The BLT cocktail – this is going to be the ‘it’ cocktail of the Summer season.
Light and fruity braai wines for Heritage Day – our wine editor has chosen the best wines top pair with braai food.
Cucumber and ginger fizz – a super refreshing and Summery drink best enjoyed outside in the sunshine.
Mojito – with loads of crushed ice and mint
Hitting the sweet stuff– dessert
Peppermint Crisp ice cream cake – the easiest and most delicious dessert in the whole wide world and the ultimate crowd-pleaser.
Homemade Crunchies – crunchy honeycomb enveloped in a thick layer of milk chocolate.
Lemon fridge tart – a retro classic revisited.
Heritage Day only comes around once a year – so go big or go home!