Red Center Meatballs
Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
1 clove garlic -- crushed
1 teaspoon crushed dried red chiles -- such as piquin
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro -- chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger root -- finely grated
1 tablespoon sun-dried tomatoes -- finely minced
salt -- to taste
2 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
1 pound kangaroo meat or lean ground beef -- minced
vegetable oil for frying
Combine the garlic, chiles, cilantro, ginger, tomatoes, salt and bread crumbs and mix well.
Pinch off egg-sized pieces of meat and flatten them in the palm of your hand.
Place a small amount of chile mixture in the center and roll up carefully to close.
Continue until all the meat and filling is used. Heat a large heavy fry pan over
moderately high heat and fry the meatballs, turning constantly until browned and cooked through.
Serve with hot steamed rice or cooked noodles, or with a salad.
© Jim Catanich