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Traditional Meat Fondue

Traditional Meat Fondue

Meat Fondue

Traditional Meat Fondue

Traditional meat fondue is a beloved Swiss culinary tradition that brings together friends and family around a communal pot of hot oil or broth for cooking bite-sized pieces of meat.

Traditionally, the dish involves preparing beef; however, variations might include chicken, pork, or even game meats. The chef slices the meat into small portions and skewers them onto long forks. Then, they immerse the forks in hot liquid for diners to cook the meat to their preferred level of doneness. After cooking, enjoy the tender meat with a variety of flavorful dipping sauces, such as tangy mustard, creamy horseradish, or savory herb-infused options, enhancing the dining experience.

History

 

Sometime after World War II, Swiss cooks began cooking meat in hot oil as an alternative to their beloved cheese fondue, Traditional Meat Fondue — a kind of French-fried meat supper. The French-speaking Swiss descendants from the Burgundians named it fondue Bourguignon. Today, broth has become a popular, and healthier, substitution for hot oil.

 

Traditional Meat Fondu

 

Traditional Meat Fondue Recipe

Serves 6 | Prep: 15 min | Cooking: 25 min

Meat Fondue Ingredients

2 lbs beef filet
1 bunch of carrots
1 head of celery
1/2 cauliflower
1 medium size zucchini
1 garlic clove
3 cups oil
1 lemon

Directions

1. Clean the vegetables. Cut them up as you like. Squeeze lemon juice over them. Cut the meat into 1-inch cubes. Arrange meat, vegetables and sides on the table.
2. Heat oil in the fondue pot on the stove. If you do not have a fondue pot, then you can check out the awesome selection at Swissmar. Transfer onto the fondue rechaud to keep oil hot.
3. Each guest spears a piece of meat or vegetable and dips it into the oil to cook. After cooking the food, dip it in sauces for added flavor.

Your guests will absolutely adore this traditional meat fondue recipe and won’t be able to get enough!

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