Ethiopian sauteed lamb or beef

Ethiopian sauteed lamb or beef

Serve this dish with injera bread for an authentic ethiopian meal. If you can't find injera, any flat bread would be delicious.

  • Recipe serves:2 to 4
  • Preparation time20 min
  • Cooking time10 min


  • 500g lean lamb or 500g beef sirloin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 green hot peppers, quartered lengthwise
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 Royco Beef Cubes
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 -4 teaspoons Berbere mixed spice, recommend Berbere Spice Mix (Ethiopian)


  • Cut meat into thin 2 inch long strips and mix with garlic.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat; saute onion and hot peppers until onion is light golden (about 4 to 5 min).
  • Add red pepper and salt; saute until red pepper is tender (about 2 to 3 min).
  • Transfer onion mixture to bowl.
  • In same pan, melt butter over high heat and saute meat mixture until seared all over (about 2 min).
  • Stir in Berbere spice mix and Royco Beef Cubes to taste; saute for 30 seconds.
  • Serve with injera bread and Tomato & Cucumber salad.
  • Keep extra Berbere spice mix on table to sprinkle over meat as desired.