Guinness Beef Stew

Ingredients

1 kg (2lbs) sirloin steak
2 tablespoons Dripping
2 Onions, (large)
2 Cloves of garlic
1/4 cup Plain flour
1 cup Guinness
2 Bay leaves
1 teaspoon Dried thyme, (better still..fresh thyme)
2 tablespoons Chopped parsley

Preparation

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Chop onions, crush garlic and slice carrots.
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Cut meat into small chunks.
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Cut prunes in half and remove the stone.
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Fry onions in dripping.
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When golden brown add crushed garlic.
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Cook for 1 minute.
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Remove onion and garlic from the frying pan and put aside.
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Add meat to remainder of dripping in pan and fry until meat is brown on all sides.
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Reduce heat and add flour.
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Coat the meat with the flour and add stock slowly to form a thick sauce (no lumps if it can be helped!).
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Add Guinness and simmer.
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Add onions and garlic and carrots, herbs and season with salt and pepper.
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Sir all ingredients simmer for 1-2 hours.
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Don't cover!
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This gives a thick sauce.
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Sir occasionally so that the meat doesn't stick to the bottom of the saucepan.
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Add the prunes a half an hour before the end.
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Add parsley before serving.
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This dish can be prepared the day before and reheated gently before serving.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 4:07pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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