Crunchy, Crispy Lamb Rissoles

Put your leftover meat to the best possible use in these fried rissoles
Rissoles

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Shape your meat into rounds with breadcrumbs and onions, and shallow fry to make the tastiest rissoles.

This recipe is courtesy of Delia Smith.

2
Servings
310
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces cooked lamb or beef
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 Ounces fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 small egg, beaten
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Whole-wheat flour
  • Oil for shallow-frying

Directions

Chop the meat and the onion finely in a food processor.

Place the chopped meat and onion in a mixing bowl, and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well until everything is thoroughly combined. Divide the mixture into 6 portions, and shape each into a round.

Coat each round with seasoned whole-wheat flour.

Heat oil in a frying pan, using just enough oil to cover the base. When it’s very hot, fry the rissoles for 5 minutes on each side.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
118mg
39%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
24g
52%
Vitamin A, RAE
74µg
11%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
118µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
60mg
6%
Choline, total
81mg
19%
Folate, total
27µg
7%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
35mg
11%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
184mg
26%
Selenium, Se
40µg
73%
Sodium, Na
1280mg
85%
Water
104g
4%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

Lamb Shopping Tip

Look for meat that is bright red. Red meat turns paler as the hemoglobin within releases oxygen – a sign that the meat has been sitting too long at the butcher's counter.

Lamb Cooking Tip

When browning meat, resist the urge to move the meat – you must allow a flavorful crust to form over high heat. Once it has formed, the meat should slide freely with the shake of a pan.

Lamb Wine Pairing

Most red wines, especially cabernet sauvignon, but also including cabernet franc, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nebbiolo, nero d'avola, primitivo, barbera, and sangiovese.