Learn how to make an authentic Ethiopian dish by using our Tibs Recipe. Here you will find all the ingredients you will need to make Tibs, a a popular traditional Ethiopian dish with all the necessary directions.
MEASUREMENTS AND INGREDIENTS
- 5 tablespoons niter kibbeh, or plain unsalted butter
- 2 medium onions, chopped medium (about 2 cups)
- 3 inch knob ginger, minced, about 2 tablespoons
- 6 medium cloves garlic, minced, about 2 tablespoons
- 2 tablespoons berbere (see note above)
- Kosher salt
- 1 pound beef sirloin, cut into 1-inch cubes, trimmed of excess fat and connective tissue
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, to taste
- Food processor, cast iron skillet
- Melt niter kibbeh or butter in a heavy saucepan on medium heat, and then add onions, ginger, garlic, and berbere.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are dark, ruddy, and golden, about 30 minutes.
- Onions should be at a low sizzle during cooking process.
- Adjust heat accordingly. Transfer to food processor and blend until not quite a puree.
- Return to saucepan, season to taste with salt, and keep warm.
- Season beef on all sides generously with kosher salt then heat oil in a 12-inch cast iron or stainless-steel skillet over high heat high until lightly smoking.
- Add beef in a single layer, leaving plenty of open space in the pan (brown in batches if you don’t have a large enough skillet).
- Cook without moving until well-seared on one side, about 3 minutes.
- Flip meat cubes with tongs and cook on second side until well seared.
- Continue to cook meat, stirring and flipping occasionally until desired level of doneness is reached.
- For rare meat, transfer to saucepan immediately.
- For medium, cook an additional one to two minutes before transferring to saucepan.
- For well done, cook up to five more minutes before transferring to saucepan.
- Toss beef with warm sauce, stir in lemon juice, and serve immediately.
RECIPE SOURCE: https://allaboutethio.com/rtibbs.html