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Algerian brik rolls

Algerian brik rolls

In this recipe, the brik (or filo) rolls are filled with fried minced meat, flavoured with cous-cous spices, garlic and onion.

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Last modified on: June 3rd 2015

For 4 rolls, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.18 min.37 min.
Preservation:
Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #1

Prepare the filling



Peel and chop 1 garlic clove.

Prepare 1 onion.
Stage 2
1 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #2 Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a pan on high heat.

When hot, addd the garlic and onion, and cook for 1 minute without colouring.
Stage 3
1 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #3 Add 300 g minced beef and 1 tablespoon spices for couscous.
Stage 4
10 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #4 Cook but do not allow to brown too much. Check seasoning.
Stage 5
3 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #5 Tip the meat mixture into a bowl and add the chopped coriander, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and mix well.
Stage 6
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #6

Make the brik rolls


Place a small amount of filling on a sheet of brik (or filo)...
Stage 7
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #7 ...and roll up, folding the sides inwards...
Stage 8
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #8 ...until you have a neat roll with the "seam" underneath.
Stage 9
10 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #9 Make all the rolls like this.

Note: the rolls can be frozen at this stage, if need be.
Stage 10
7 min.
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #10

Fry the rolls


Pour 0.5 cm (1/4 inch) oil into a frying pan on medium heat.

When really hot (lightly smoking), lower the rolls into the pan and fry...
Stage 11
Algerian brik rolls : Photo of step #11 ...until browned all over.

You may need to do this in batches, if you have made a lot of rolls. Ideally, they should not touch in the pan, or they will stick to each other.

The rolls are ready!

Remarks

If you do not have any coriander, just use parsley.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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