Frikadeller - Meatballs With Salt Pork

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Total Time
30 mins
25 mins

These are so good and moist, and are a favorite dish of Denmark. They are traditionally served with Persille Sauce - Parsley Sauce. Posted for ZWT'06.

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  • 1 onion, minced
  • 340.19 g salt ground pork (you can do this in the food processor)
  • 453.59 g ground chuck
  • 1 hard crusted roll
  • 473.18 ml milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 236.59 ml cracker crumbs or 236.59 ml dry breadcrumbs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 236.59 ml butter


  1. Mix onion with salt pork and ground chuck.
  2. Soak hard roll in milk.
  3. Mix with the meats breaking up the roll to distribute through the mixture.
  4. Beat 4 eggs and add to the meat mixture.
  5. Shape into balls or small patties.
  6. Beat remaining egg, mix with bread or cracker crumbs and coat the meat balls with this mixture.
  7. Salt and pepper each meatball.
  8. Fry in melted butter turning to brown on all sides evenly.
  9. Serve with Persille Sauce (Recipe #171800).