Cape Malay Frikkadels

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Cape Malay Frikkadels 

Cape Malay frikkadels (rissoles) are flavoured with spices which make them a real taste sensation. Traditionally served with tomato smoor (an onion and tomato sauce).

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Makes: 12
  • 1 thick slice white bread

  • 45 ml butter

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 10 ml crushed garlic

  • 750 g lean ground beef

  • 2 large eggs

  • 5 ml salt

  • 1 ml ground black pepper

  • 1 ml ground allspice

  • 75 ml chopped parsley

  1. Remove crust from bread and soak in water, remove and squeeze dry

  2. Heat 15 ml of the butter in a large frying pan, sauté onion and garlic until transparent

  3. Combine the onion with the ground beef, bread, eggs, salt, pepper, allspice and parsley, shape into balls

  4. Heat the remaining butter in the frying pan and brown the frikkadels, a few at a time, for about 5 minutes on each side

  5. Turn the heat down slightly and continue cooking the frikkadels until they are cooked through

  6. Serve hot with mashed potatoes and tomato smoor.

Category: Entrée

Cuisine: Cape Malay

Sub-Category: Traditional

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