Cairngorm Casserole

Cairngorm Casserole

serves 3-4


  • 450 g (1lb) lean Scotch Beef braising steak, cut into 1.25cm (1/2 ") cubes

  • 2 onions, quartered

  • 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into chunks

  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into chunks

  • 50 g (2oz) baby corn, halved

  • 425 g (approx) can pineapple pieces in natural juice, juice reserved

  • 30 ml (2tbsp) tomato ketchup

  • 15 ml (1tbsp) tomato purae

  • 30 ml (2tbsp) malt vinegar

  • 5 ml (1tsp) ground ginger

  • 5 ml (1tsp) hot chilli powder

  • 5 ml (1tsp) sugar

  • Black pepper

  • Orange juice, approximately 150ml (1/4 pt)

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) plain flour

Cooking Method

Temperature: Gas Mark 4, 180oC, 350oF

  1. In a measuring jug mix together the pineapple juice, tomato ketchup, tomato puree, vinegar, ginger, chilli powder and sugar. Season.
  2. Pour sufficient orange juice into the measuring jug until the sauce quantity measures 450ml (3/4pt). Blend together the flour with approximately 75ml (5tbsp) of the sauce.
  3. Place the meat and onions in a large casserole dish. Pour over the sauce and blended flour, mix. Transfer to the oven and cook for 1 1/2 hours until the meat is tender.
  4. Add the green pepper, red pepper and baby corn and pineapple pieces. Stir. Return to oven and cook for a further 30 minutes.


Serving suggestions

Serve with steamed pak choi or Chinese leaf and boiled noodles.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

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