Photo: Marina Oliphant
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
500g lean lamb mince
1 tsp salt and plenty of freshly ground pepper
1/2 tsp ground chilli
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
olive or vegetable oil for frying
1-2 lemons, to serve
2 tbsp chopped coriander, extra
Cook the onion in the olive oil until soft and golden brown.
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and, with clean hands, mix well until combined and roll into small balls.
Heat a large frying pan with enough olive oil to cover the bottom and fry the meatballs until brown all over and cooked through. Sprinkle with a little salt and drain on kitchen paper.
Serve with a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkle of chopped coriander.
- Main Ingredients - Lamb
- Cuisine - Middle Eastern
- Course - Starter/Entree
- Occasion - Dinner Party, Birthday