Meat Samboussek

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Total Time:
One hour
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Arab Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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

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  • 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

  • Mix the flour with the butter, yeast and salt
  • Add the water and mix well leave on one side for 30 mins
  • 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
  • Put a spoonful of mixture onto each of the pastry squares
  • Fold over and seal
  • Deep fry until golden brown
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and slices of lemon