Tzipi's Egyptian Ground Fish Rolls

Recipe by Mirj2338
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a food processor, puree the fish, garlic, matza meal, eggs, cumin, salt and cayenne until the mixture is smooth.
  • Chill, covered, for 1 hour or until cold.
  • Form scant 1/4 cup measures of the mixture into 16 slightly flattened logs, transferring them as they are formed to a sheet of wax paper.
  • In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil till hot but not smoking.
  • Fry the fish rolls in batches, turning once, until golden.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • The fish rolls may be made 1 day in advance and kept covered and chilled.
  • In a clean skillet, heat tomato sauce, water, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste over moderate heat until heated through.
  • Add the rolls.
  • Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and let fish rolls cool in sauce.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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