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South African Frikkadel Meatballs

South African Frikkadel Meatball Sub
South African Frikkadel Meatball Sub


Make South African Frikkadel Meatballs

Traditional South African Frikkadel or fry pads is an Afrikaner dish of ball-rolled minced meat meatballs that is quick to make and eat with a side salad, rice, corn or add to a thick tomato sauce. Frikkadel can be baked in an oven, but can also be deep-fried.


Easy Frikkadel Meatballs

Ingredients
1 pound ground beef or ground ostrich meat
1 medium onion finely chopped
1 cup of dried bread crumbs
1/4 cup whole milk
3 tablespoons of your favorite chutney
1 large egg
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Soak breadcrumbs in milk then mix all ingredients well with clean hands, roll the meat into medium size balls. Bake for 45 minutes. Serve warm with chutney or mustard on top of each meatball.

Easy Frikkadel Meatballs

Afrikaner is a South African of European descent who settled on the southern tip of Africa during the middle of the 17th century and whose native language is Afrikaans. Learn how to make iconic Frikkadel. South African Frikkadel are a lightly spiced South African meatballs.

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Simple Cooking Tips

Make sure your cooking work area has good lighting so you can safely see what you are cutting, seasoning and cooking.

Get comfortable with the recipe, read it all the way through. Always read and re-read your recipes before you start cooking.

Season and taste as you go. Always taste your food before seasoning.

Spices and herbs are essential to African food cooking and baking. Keep your spices away from sources of heat like the stove or lights. Herbs and spices can lose their flavor when exposed to humidity and heat.

Recipes are only a guideline so feel free to substitute items that you like.

When cooking with chili peppers, protect your hands and eyes by wearing rubber gloves. Or coat your hands in vegetable oil and wash them with soap and water immediately after handling.