Spicy Speculaar Dutch Meatballs

Recipe by kiwidutch
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    slices thin bacon
  • 3
    speculaas (cookies)
  • 400
    g ground beef (14 ounces)
  • 1 12
    teaspoons spices (speculaas)
  • 3
    tablespoons ketjap manis (not sure if you have a name for this in English but it's an Indonesian sweet soya sauce)
  • 1
    tablespoon sambal bajak, hot Indonesian sauce made from chile
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the bacon into very thin strips.
  • Ground the cookies into fine crumbs and mix them with the speculaar spice powder, ketjap, sambal and bacon, then mix all of it throughly with the ground beef.
  • Roll the mixture into balls (about 24 of them).
  • Heat the butter in a large pan and cook for about 10 minutes on a low heat until golden brown and cooked though.
  • Serve while warm with a little extra sambal.
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