Sailors Beef

Sailor’s Beef (Sjömansbiff)


This amazing beef stew is made with beer, beef, yellow onions and potatoes. The whole thing is very tasty, and perfect for a cold Winter’s night. Serve with cucumber salad.


  • 2 1/2 yellow onions
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound of beef steak
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 pounds potatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups of beef bullion
  • 1 1/2 cups dark beer


1. Chop the onion and fry in a pan with 3 tablespoons of butter until golden in color. Put aside.
Sailors Beef

2. Cut the meat in pieces about ½-inch thick. Then pound to get it a bit tender.
Sailors Beef

3. Mix, flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl and add the meat. Mix evenly.
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4. Fry the meat on both sides in a hot pan with 2 tablespoons butter. About ½ a minute on each side.
Sailors Beef

5. Peel the potatoes and cut them in thin slices.
Sailors Beef

6. Mix potato, fried onion, meat, bay leaves and thyme in a pot. Potatoes should be at the bottom and the top.
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7. Mix the beef bullion and beer and then pour over the potato mix. Cover with a lid and simmer for about an hour. And here it is!
Sailors Beef

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