Piri Piri Beef Topside Mini Roast

Preparation time:  10 minutes

Cooking time: 40-50 minutes (for medium)



1 x 1lb beef topside mini roast

For the Piri-Piri Glaze:

2 Tbsp clear honey

1 Tbsp red wine or sherry vinegar

1 Tbsp oil

1 Tbsp prepared chilli sauce

2 Tsp dried mixed herbs

1 Tsp ground paprika



  1. To prepare the glaze; in a small bowl mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  3. Place the joint on a chopping board, make several slashes over the surface of the joint, season and brush with the glaze. Transfer to a roasting rack in a medium non-stick roasting pan and roast for 40-50 minutes (for medium). Cover with foil if the meat is browning too quickly.
  4. Remove the joint from the oven, transfer to a warm plate, cover and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes, 20 if time allows.
  5. Slice the roast and serve with any pan juices, vegetable rice and a green salad.