Meatballs are those little round balls of meat, dipped in egg and fried. They give the dinner table life. Also ideal as party or wedding food.
Minced Meat,egg white, dried pepper ,onion, garlic ginger, seasoning , flour or breadcrumbs.
Oil for frying.
1. Season your meat with garlic ,ginger ,onion and maggi.
2. In case you are not using minced meat, buy and use meat but that which has no sinew or bone, boil and season as in (1), drain the stock. Either using a Blender to blend the meat or pound meat with mortar and pestle.
3. Whisk some eggs and pour over the meat, mix thoroughly, the egg acts as a binding agent. You can also add some breadcrumbs or flour (optional) to ensure the meat doesn't crumble when frying.
4. Use your fingers to mold meat mixture into little ball shapes and deep fry till golden brown.
5. Serve while hot.
The quantity of pepper and onion to be used depends on the quantity of meat.
Best served alone dipped in gravy or with any of these; Fried rice, spaghetti, mushrooms ,chicken pepper sauce or potatoes.
If you are a pasta lover, cook jollof spaghetti and add the meatballs as food toppers. Yummy exciting food experience