27/03/2017 13:05 SAST | Updated 27/03/2017 16:52 SAST

An Ostrich Mince Bobotie With A Kick

A healthier alternative of one of South Africa's favourite meals.

In our HuffPost Yum series we share short, sharp recipe videos showing you how to make some South African favourites, plus new dishes for you to try at home. Watch the video above to see this made and see more detailed instructions below. Enjoy!

Ostrich mince bobotie recipe

Prep Time: 15 min

Cooking time: 20 minutes


15ml sunflower oil

1 onion, finely sliced

15ml curry powder

1 large apple, peeled and cubed

70ml apricot jam

4 slices white bread

125ml milk

500g ostrich mince

2 large eggs


1. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the onion, curry powder, apple cubes and apricot jam and cook for a few minutes.

2. Soak the bread in 100ml milk. Add the bread and the mince to the onion mixture. Stir until cooked through and transfer to an ovenproof dish.

3. Beat the eggs with the remaining 25ml milk and pout the egg mixture over the mince.

4. Bake in a preheated oven for 15minutes or until set. Serve with rice and a salad.