Aromatic Lamb Meatballs

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Total Time
55mins
Prep
35 mins
Cook
20 mins

Recipe courtesy Nigella Lawson

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the lamb into a bowl and add the scallions.
  2. Sprinkle over the spices, salt, and semolina.
  3. Beat the egg and add to the bowl.
  4. Work everything together thoroughly with your hands; cover with plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator for half an hour.
  5. Line a baking sheet with plastic wrap.
  6. Scoop out a scant teaspoon of the mixture.
  7. Roll in your hands to form the meatball and place on the lined baking sheet.
  8. Have a bowl of cold water beside you to dampen your hands with; this helps them not get too sticky for rolling the meatballs.
  9. When you are ready to cook them, heat about 1/2-inch of oil in a frying pan.
  10. Line another baking sheet with kitchen towel.
  11. When the oil is hot, fry the meatballs in batches without overcrowding the pan.
  12. Cook them for about a minute a side, or until golden brown all over.