How to Cook 'El Dorado' Muchacho

Tender, melt-in-your-mouth, delicious South American braised beef in a spicy El Dorado hot chilli salsa sauce and tomato sauce- perfect as a New Years Eve meal!

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How to Cook 'El Dorado' Muchacho Recipe
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All the ingredients

All the ingredients

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Rub all the spices on to the beef, using either hands or a spatula until well covered. It's important not to add the salt with this, save that until the end.

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Roughly chop the onions and peppers.

Roughly chop the onions and peppers.

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Heat the oil on full heat in a large pan, big enough to fit all the beef in, until very hot. When it's hot, place the beef into the pan to seal it, roughly 5 mins on each side.

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Beef sealing in the pan

Beef sealing in the pan

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Rum for the chef!

Rum for the chef!

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Add the rum.

Add the rum.

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Put the onion, peppers and garlic in the pan with the beef. Keep the hob on high heat and after about 5 minutes half cover it with a lid to simmer. Stir from time to time.

Put the onion, peppers and garlic in the pan with the beef. Keep the hob on high heat and after about 5 minutes half cover it with a lid to simmer. Stir from time to time.

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Add the two tins of chopped tomatoes after about 10 minutes. Add a glass of water too.

Add the two tins of chopped tomatoes after about 10 minutes. Add a glass of water too.

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Add as much as you like of a jar of El Dorado Jalapeño and Bird Eye Hot Chilli Salsa.

Add as much as you like of a jar of El Dorado Jalapeño and Bird Eye Hot Chilli Salsa.

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Turn the hob on to low heat. Add large spoonfuls of El Dorado. Leave to simmer for about 4 hours.

Turn the hob on to low heat. Add large spoonfuls of El Dorado. Leave to simmer for about 4 hours.

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After about 2 hours it should look like this. Keep it on low heat and keep checking back. Add the salt now.

After about 2 hours it should look like this. Keep it on low heat and keep checking back. Add the salt now.

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Meat should be tender and falling apart. Turn heat off and leave it to cool down and put it in the fridge overnight. Enjoy and serve the next day with Arepas & Caraotas.

Meat should be tender and falling apart. Turn heat off and leave it to cool down and put it in the fridge overnight. Enjoy and serve the next day with Arepas & Caraotas.

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Finished product!

Finished product!

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