Are you a lover smokies? Well, we hope you do just like us here. Smokies fall in the category of sausages often used in making hot dogs in most countries. The Smokies just like sausages are a typical snack at the breakfast table. Nevertheless, are you aware that there is a different smokies recipe which one can use to make smokies not just for breakfast but also for lunch or dinner? Well, whenever you are still wondering how this is done, then this conclusive article is for you. By the following text, we will explore four creative ways on how to cook smokies Kenya.
Ways on How to cook smokies in Kenya
In the four recipes that we will explore today, I recommend using smokies from Kenya’s Farmer’s Choice due to their mouthwatering and delightful taste. Besides that, the company has a variety of smokies that one could choose from with convenience. These variants include beef, pork, and chicken.
Recipe one: How to cook smokies in a pan
In the first recipe, we will show you how to fry smokies
4 to 6 smokies from Farmer’s Choice
¼ cup of water
One tablespoon of Salt
Heat the cooking pan in a medium set the heat gently for around two minutes
Include a little oil to the pan and ensure that it spreads evenly in the pan.
Place the ready smokies one by one neatly on the hot pan and ensure they are evenly spaced from each other; that will enable them to cook evenly on all angles. Whenever you want to cook many smokies, you will have to do it in batches.
Fry the Smokies until they turn golden brown. At first, one should let them sit for around two minutes after which you can now flip them over. The whole process will take you roughly about 10- 15 minutes for the Smokies to be well cooked. To check if they have prepared thoroughly, you can cut one of the Smokies at the center. That meat must be firm without any traces of pink or juices.
Alternatively, numerous smokies are large and take time to cook well; in such a case one can steam them to make them simmer faster. You will prepare the Smokies until they turn brown but raw on the inside; this is the point you will need to pour a quarter of water into a pan and cover it with a lid. The steam trapped beneath the cap will heat the smokies from all angles. Also, Remember to reduce the heat and simmer for five to ten minutes.
Second recipe: How to cook spaghetti with smokies
Several accompaniments do well with smokies, such as chips and smokies, rice and smokies as well as spaghetti. If using spaghetti, one can use several ingredients of their liking while maintaining the main elements as outlined below.
A One packet of your favorite brand of spaghetti
Two diced onions and tomatoes
Salt to taste
Royco or beef chili cubes
Put some water, salt and fat of about two tablespoons in a pan. After the water boils, put the spaghetti and let it simmer for about eight to ten minutes
When the spaghetti is ready, drain any remaining water and set it aside. Now Cover the meal using a lid to keep it hot.
Now Take a clean frying pan and fry the Smokies until well cooked. Put them aside to cool.
When the Smokies have fried well, cut them into tiny pieces next step is to make the sauce. Boil the oil and fry the creatively diced onions until they are tender. You will Fry the tomatoes also and add salt and seasoning while stirring well.
Put the cut smokies to the sauce and cook for about two minutes.
Finally, add the cooked spaghetti and ensure it covers well with the sauce. Cook for few minutes and serve.
Recipe three: How to make smokie pasua
In Kenya today, smokie pasua refers to a diagonally cut smokie garnished with Kachumbari and tomato/ chili sauce in between. This refreshing recipe will open to you how to do the famous smokie pasua and how to enjoy the food at the comfort of your house.
Key Ingredients required
Four clean pieces of smokies
One cut onion
Finely chopped tomato
A tablespoon of salt to taste
Freshly cut dhania
Now the very first step, you need to mix the chopped onions, dhania, and tomato in a clean bowl. Now add a pinch of salt and put it aside
Prepare the Smokies through heating or frying them in a hot pan until well cooked. Place them apart and let them cool.
Later, take one of the Smokies and place it on a clean board, then cut it at the center using a sharp knife.
Now Take the Kachumbari you had earlier prepared in step one and fill it up on the cut section till filled the way you would like. Garnish with a little tomato sauce on the sides of the Smokies
Do the same procedure with the rest of smokies, and then you can serve and eat to enjoy.
Recipe 4: How to make smokies and rice
6 to 8 smokies
2 medium well chopped clean tomatoes
1/2 cup of water
2 cloves of garlic
2 medium red and yellow bell pepper chopped into cubes
1 onion cut
Pinch of Salt to taste
1 and 1/2 cup of cooked rice
Steps for Preparation
Cook the rice and when ready place it aside.
Fry the smokies in a non-stick pan until brown and well cooked. Keep them aside when done.
When the Smokies have cooled off, cut them into small pieces.
Fry the onions, garlic and add the tomatoes. Stir them until sauce forms. Then add salt and water.
You can add the diced bell peppers and then pour the chopped smokies into the spicy sauce.
The last step is to add the cooked rice in small portions and then ensure it mixes well with the vegetable sauce. Cook for one minute and then serve and enjoy.
Now that you have a rough idea of how smokies are made, here are three useful tips that you need to be aware of when cooking.
First, after buying smokies, store them in the fridge and cook them within two days or freeze them.
When frying the Smokies, ensure to use a pan that does not stick to get the best outcomes. In case you don’t have a non-stick pan then put a light coat of oil on the pan.
When heating, the frying pan always use medium heat and never high heat as smokies will cook well even on a gentle supply of heat.