Boerewors Recipe

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Boerewors Recipe

This boerewors recipe is the perfect braai companion. Boerewors is typically served ad the go-to wors (sausage) in addition to braaivleis. Many people also prepare boerewors in a pan and serve it with a braai relish, like chakalaka, and krummelpap. When served together this combination is well known as pap en wors. The pap is perfect for soaking up the wors flavours and braai relish.

Boerewors is an important part of South African, Zimbabwean, Botswana and Namibian cuisine and is very popular across Southern Africa. It is so popular that some supermarkets host an annual championship boerewors competition, where the winner walks away with attractive prizes and a hefty resellers contract. The main ingredient in this boerewors recipe is ground beef, whereas the two most popular ingredients are coriander and cloves.

The base recipe used in boerewors is also popular in making droëwors, another classic South African delicacy. The main difference between droëwors and homemade boerewors is that boerewors are prepared on the braai, whereas droewors is air dried.

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Recipe Info


Serves: 8


Calories: 418
Carbs: 47g
Fat: 13g
Protein: 16g

Cooking Times

15 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 15 Minutes
20 min
Cook Time
0 Hours and 20 Minutes
35 min
Total Time
0 Hours and 35 Minutes




  1. Roast the coriander until lightly brown, then mix it with all the other spices, including the ground meat
  2. Fil the sausage casings firmly with the meat mixture
  3. Braai or pan fry the boerewors to the preferred readiness
  4. Serve warm, and enjoy!

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Hansie ten Haag
Delicious homemade boerewors recipe. This recipe is definitely worth making and beats anything available in the supermarkets. 5.00

Sandra Prinsloo
Classic boerewors recipe. We prepare these boerewors as a family and everyone shares in the fun. My children deeply enjoy the time we spend when making the boerewors. 5.00

Hentie Gouws
This boerewors is so tasty. You cannot help yourself for seconds. Amazing recipe. 5.00

Brent Wood
I have tried this homemade boerewors recipe and it beats any of the locally produced boerewors. I will use it for the boerewors completion, 😉😜 5.00

Sheppard Newton
I am going to say this. No other boerewors recipe can beat this recipe. The stuff we buy from supermarkets can in no way compare to the quality of this recipe. Homemade boerewors recipe at its best. 👏👏 5.00

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