steak tartare with raw egg

Kitfo - Ethiopia

An exotic, spicy raw beef appetizer from Ethiopia
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Ethiopian, Keto, Paleo
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 232kcal



  • Cut the meat into small pieces; remove fat and sinews.
  • In a food processor put small amount of the meat at a time, sprinkle on some Mitmita or cayenne, process until meat is finely chopped. Alternately, you can mince the meat very fine with knives.
  • Using a fork, remove any fat or sinews from the minced, spiced meat; repeat the process until all the meat is done
  • In small pot, melt the clarified butter or ghee over low heat, mix in the remaining Mitmita or cayenne, cardamom, garlic, black pepper, and sea salt; remove from heat.
  • Combine the spicy ground meat with the spicy butter, and mix thoroughly until the meat is completely marinated.
  • If preferred, sauté the marinated meat for one or two minutes.
  • Enjoy immediately with Injera or bread.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 469mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1540IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.2mg
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