Jollof Spaghetti with Pan Seared Steak

Jollof Spaghetti with Pan Seared Steak


Jollof Spaghetti with Pan Seared Steak

April 28, 2018
: 4
: 15 min
: 40 min
: 55 min
: Medium


  • Steak:
  • 4 Steak Strips
  • 2 tbsp of Suya Spice (optional)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
  • ½ tsp of Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp of Kosher Salt
  • 2 tbsp of Butter
  • 1 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Stew Mixture:
  • 4 Fresh Tomatoes
  • 4 Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 tbsp of Fresh Ginger
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 large Red Onion ( Halved)
  • 3 Scotch Bonnet Pepper ( deseed to reduce heat)
  • Additional Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp of Curry
  • 1 tbsp of Italian Seasoning
  • 2 Seasoning Cubes
  • ⅛ tsp of Grated Nutmeg
  • 1 Cup of Chicken Stock
  • Kosher Salt
  • 2 tbsp of Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Tbsp of Butter
  • 250g of Pasta
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (diced)
  • Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
  • Step 1 Blend all ingredients from stew mixture. Place in a pot and bring to a boil until water dries out. Set aside.
  • Step 2 Slice the remaining red onion. Heat butter and vegetable oil on medium heat and then add your sliced onion. Allow onion to fry until it becomes soft. Add your cooked stew mixture and allow to fry for an additional 5-6 minutes. Add your chicken stock and allow to cook for another 5-6 minutes. Season with curry, Italian seasoning, seasoning cubes, nutmeg and salt. Add salt according to preference. Allow to cook on medium low heat for 10-12 minutes.
  • Step 3 Bring Steak to room temperature. Season with salt and pepper on both sides. In a pan/skillet heat oil on medium heat and sear steak for 3 minutes on both sides. Make sure pan is properly coated with oil before cooking steak. Reduce heat to medium low, now add your butter, Suya spice and garlic. Carefully tilt pan towards you and continuously baste steak with butter and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes on both sides. Remove steak from pan and cover with foil. When ready to serve, slice diagonally and garnish with some Suya spice (optional).
  • Step 4 Bring a pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta al dente. Reserve about ⅓ cup of pasta water and drain the pasta. Place pasta back in a pot, add about 4 cooking spoons of stew, reserved pasta water, green bell peppers and cherry tomatoes. Properly stir and allow to cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes stiring occasionally.
  • Step 5 Your food is ready!

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