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Crispy Beef with Herbs and Caraway

Beef Serves 6

This Ramadan Shazans and AHDB have teamed up with British Muslim TV to take you on an exciting food adventure. Coming along for the journey is Mr Tee and other special guests from the halal industry to deliver 30 different iftar meals that you can try at home. With a whole host of cooks including Chef Greg, you will see Lamb, Chicken and Beef from the British Isles used in amazing dishes from around the world with a British twist.

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  • Preparation 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 1 Hour

A beef silverside or topside joint coated with dried marjoram and crushed caraway seeds, roasted and served with a refreshing mixed rice salad.

To Cook Rare: 20 minutes per 450g plus 20 minutes
To Cook Medium: 25 minutes per 450g plus 25 minutes
To Cook Well Done: 30 minutes per 450g plus 30 minutes


  • 1.3kg lean beef silverside, topside or sirloin joint
  • 3 tablespoons dried marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds, finely crushed
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil


1. Preheat the oven to 180-190°C, 160-170°C Fan, Gas Mark 4-5.
2. In a small bowl mix together the marjoram, caraway seeds, garlic, olive oil and seasoning.
3. Place the joint on a board, score the skin and rub the herb mixture over the joint, Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
4. Place the joint on a rack in a roasting tin and open roast for the preferred calculated cooking time, basting occasionally with any rich beefy juices. Cover the joint with foil if browning too quickly.
5. Leave to rest for 5-10 minutes before carving and serve with a refreshing mixed rice salad.

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