Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana
Show: Siba's Table
Episode: Summer Days
Total:
2 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Blueprint Marinade:
  • 200 milliliters (7 ounces) kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) sticky dark brown sugar
  • 90 milliliters (3 ounces) olive oil
  • 120 grams (4 ounces) ginger, peeled and roughly sliced
  • 10 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 500 milliliters (17 ounces) warm water
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 red Thai bird chiles, slightly split
Surf and Turf:
  • 6 tuna steaks
  • 6 boneless pork chops
  • Large handful fresh sage leaves
  • 1 bottle lager beer

Directions

For the blueprint marinade: Place the kecap manis, brown sugar, olive oil, ginger, garlic and tomato paste into a food processor, and blitz to a paste. Add the water and blitz again until well combined.

Pour the marinade into a frying pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and bring to a simmer. Add the lemon juice, lemon zest, thyme and chiles. Simmer until thickened and reduced slightly, 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.

Once cooled, transfer to a measuring jug, so it's easy to pour, then remove and discard the chiles.

For the surf and turf: Place the tuna steaks and the pork chops in separate resealable plastic bags. Divide the cooled marinade between the bags. Add the sage to the bag with the pork chops. Make sure everything is well coated before sealing both bags and placing in the fridge. Marinate for at least 1 hour.

When ready to cook, grill the pork chops for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through. For an authentic South African braai flavor, drizzle the beer over the pork while cooking.

Grill the tuna steaks for 1 minute per side, or longer if you prefer them cooked through.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Surf and Turf Braai

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Surf and Turf Satay

Recipe courtesy of James Cunningham

Surf and Turf

Surf and Turf

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Spicy Surf-N-Turf Trio

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

"His and Hers" Surf and Turf

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Peppe's Mare e Monte: Peppe's Surf and Turf Pasta

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Surf And Turf: Pork and Shrimp with Garlic (Cerdo y Gambas al Ajillo)

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here