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Meat Samboussek Recipe

Meat Samboussek is a popular Arab Snacks
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Arab Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes

Samboussek is a savoury meat pie served as mezze (appetiser) or snack in Arabian cuisine. It is usually filled with minced lamb or beef. Traditional Samboussek is always deep fried


  • 700 gms. flour
  • 350 gms. Butter
  • 300 ml. water
  • 10 gms. Yeast
  • 1 level tbsp. salt
  • Stuffing:
  • 100 gms. Butter
  • 1 kg. minced Meat
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 50 gms. pine seeds
  • 100 gms. onions, chopped
  • How to Make Meat Samboussek:

    1. Mix the flour with the butter, yeast and salt
    2. Add the water and mix well leave on one side for 30 mins
    3. Stuffing: Saute the onions for 2 mins, add the pine seeds and stir until brown. Add the meat and cook until the mixture is dry. Cut out the dough into pieces about 6 cm (approx. 5 inches) square
    4. Put a spoonful of mixture onto each of the pastry squares
    5. Fold over and seal
    6. Deep fry until golden brown
    7. Garnish with fresh parsley and slices of lemon


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