FRIKKADELS (DUTCH FORCED MEAT BALLS OR PATTIES)
Frikkadels or Frikadellers are pan fried or braised meat balls (or patties ) made with spiced ground meat or meat mince of either beef, lamb or chicken.
500 grams minced beef opr lamb
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
½ teaspoon mild chillie powder or paprika
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 eggs, beaten
4 or 5 tablespoons oil for frying
Combine all ingredients together and mix well.
Form the meatballs by rolling portions into balls and pressing down slightly to flatten them.
Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and brown the meatballs on both sides.
Reduce heat and cook until the meat is no longer pink.
Serve on top of creamy garlic mashed potatoes.
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