How To Braai Steak That Doesn’t Taste Like Rubber

These four steps will help you master the meat.


Lauren Bedosky |

Learning how to braai steak to perfection is an essential life skill for any man. Luckily, all it takes is a little know-how. Once you’ve nailed the process and timing, you’ll be able to whip up some chops any time the situation – or your stomach – calls for it.

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Here, we give you the lowdown on how to braai steak and make sure your meat is done just right. Because trust us, no one wants to bite into a steak the texture of rubber or charred wood. We recommend braaing up a ribeye, an incredibly versatile cut with the ideal ratio of fat to meat.

Related: Make Your Own Delicious Braai Rub From Scratch

Another way you can real upgrade your skills? Making your own braai rub from scratch. Mix all the ingredients to make this braai rub, then rub it on the steaks before cooking:

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper, coarsely crushed
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • Few sprigs rosemary, roughly chopped
  • Salt, to taste

And that’s the secret on how to braai a steak perfectly.

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