600 gr sirloin steakut into slices about a cm thick (get the butcher to do this as it can be a bit tricky)
50 gr peanutssalted is fine, just don’t add any extra salt to the mixture
1 teaspoon Chilligrind up whatever you have, or use chilli powder) or 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or red pepper, or red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powderOR you can be a fly beeatch like me and use 1 teaspoon ground up crispy fried onions from a bag
Suya is the single most popular street food, seasoned with ground peanuts and spices. that most Nigerians look forward to eating, as they travel back home. Suya actually refers to the seasoning mix which typically includes the aforementioned ground peanuts, brown sugar, salt, pepper, paprika, and chili pepper.There are several ways of making suya, the key ingredient in suya is good quality meat. You need meat that is tender, fatty, and beefy and easy to cut into uniform shapes.
How to Make Suya:
- Grind up the peanuts in a spice grinder or blender. Stop before they become peanut butter. Add all the other spices and smother with the paste.
- Divide the peanut-spice mix into two parts, putting half in one bowl and half in another.
- Use one bowl to dip the meat and coat it. The other bowl should be used while the meat is being grilled.
- Grill over the direct heat on a BBQ, leaving the inside slightly pink. Serve with a pile of the spice mixture if you like, and some sliced tomatoes and onions.