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Fijian Meat Balls    HT  MC Fijian  100mins

Serves 4-6      Hot    Beef    Main Course  Eggless   Fiji    Oceania



675g/1 lb Minced Beef

1 heaped tbsp  Fresh White Breadcrumbs

1 Onion , finely chopped

2 teasp freshly chopped Thyme

Salt and Black Pepper

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

25g/1oz Butter

2 tbsp Plain Flour

240ml/8fl.oz. Beef Stock

2 tbsp Tomato Puree

1 heaped tbsp Curry Powder




1.  Place the beef,  breadcrumbs, onion, thyme, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl and mix until well blended.


2.  Using your hands,  shape the mixture into balls about the size of golf balls.


3. Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan until very hot then add the meat balls and brown quickly on all sides.  Remove the meatballs from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.


4. Sprinkle the flour into pan and cook for 2 minutes, mixing vigorously.


5. Gradually add the stock, stirring constantly, then add the tomato paste and curry powder and mix well.


6.  Return meat balls to pan,  reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 60 minutes. Serve immediately.




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Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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Chopping knife

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Make Ahead/ Freezing


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