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Albanian Meatballs      HT  MC   25mins

Serves 4     Hot Lamb Spices Herbs Vegetables Main Course Eggless Albania Europe

450g/1lb Minced Lamb
an Onion, grated or very finely chopped
4 tbsp Feta Cheese, coarsely crumbled
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
3 tbsp Freshly Chopped Mint
1 tbsp Freshly Chopped oregano
teasp Ground Cinnamon
Salt and Pepper
Flour for coating
Oil for shallow frying


1. Place all ingredients apart from the flour and oil in a large mixing bowl and mix with your hands until well blended.

2. Using damp hands, shape the meat mixture into balls about the size of a large walnut or into small cylinders.

3. Coat each ball with flour, shaking the excess off.

4. Heat about 6mm/ -inch of vegetable oil in a very large saucepan until very hot then add the meatballs, well spaced apart and cook for about 5 minutes, turning once or twice until well browned on all sides.

5. Reduce the heat and continue to cook, turning from time to time, for a further 5-8 minutes.



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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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