Grilled Beef with Peanut Flour


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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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I first learned of kyinkyinga (pronounced chin-CHIN-ga) from an anthropologist who spent several years studying tribes in West Africa. When cooking beef, they hang long strips of it on vertical skewers and cook it upright in front of a campfire. The peanut flour used to coat the meat adds an unexpected crunch and sweet nutty flavor that counterpoints the fiery chile marinade on the beef.

The only remotely difficult aspect to this dish is finding peanut flour. If you live in a