Whether you call it corned beef or bully beef, this Jamaican style dish a go to meal.
Bully beef is either hated or loved by Jamaicans. It was so popular in the late 1980's, and especially after the Hurricane Gilbert.
This hurricane destroyed Jamaica to the point where canned foods were the best options for a family to get a full meal. There was no electricity which made it difficult to store fresh meat or eat it fast enough to prevent spoilage.
Is Canned Corned Beef Real Meat?
Canned corned beef is also known as deli style corned beef here in the United States. This canned meat is usually made from real beef, but the cuts of meat are not well known.
What is Bully Beef Made from?
Just like hot dogs, corned beef is made from parts of beef that people would not purchase willingly.
Some of these cuts of meats are not limited, as long as they do not pass the selling grade.
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Jamaican Corned Beef can be spiced up with any vegetables or even just by adding back pepper and serving with bread. However, the most popular Jamaicans prepare this dish is with the ingredients listed below.
Corned beef can be eaten with any meal.
How to Cook Jamaican Corned Beef?
On a medium flame, heat cooking oil in a large frying pan or skillet.
Once the oil is heated, add all the vegetables and saute, for about 3 minutes.
After 3 minutes, add the canned corned beef and mash the block of beef with your cooking utensil.
Turn the flame to a low heat and stir the mashed corned beef into the sauteed vegetables. Once the corned beef becomes soft, sprinkle with black pepper and saute for another 2-3 minutes.
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Jamaican Corned Beef Recipe
- Measuring Cups
- Measuring Spoons
- Cutting Board
- Skillet or Frying Pan
- Wooden Spoon
- 1 Can Corned Beef
- 1 Small Onion Sliced
- 1 Cup Bell Peppers Sliced
- 1 Teaspoon Scotch Bonnet Pepper Optional
- 1 Sprig Thyme
- 3 Cloves Garlic Chopped
- 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
- 2 Tablespoon Cooking Oil
- On a medium flame, heat cooking oil in a large frying pan or skillet.
- Add and saute the onions, sweet pepper, thyme, garlic and scotch bonnet pepper. Saute for about 3 minutes.
- After 3 minutes, add the canned corned beef and mash the block of beef with your cooking utensil.
- Turn the flame to a low heat and stir the mashed corned beef into the sauteed vegetables.
- Once the corned beef becomes soft, sprinkle with black pepper and saute for another 2-3 minutes.