Algerian brik rolls

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    Prepare the filling



    Peel and chop 1 garlic clove.

    Prepare 1 onion.
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    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.
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    Add 300 g minced beef and 1 tablespoon spices for couscous.
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    Cook but do not allow to brown too much. Check seasoning.
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    Tip the meat mixture into a bowl and add the chopped coriander, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and mix well.
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    Make the brik rolls


    Place a small amount of filling on a sheet of brik (or filo)...
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    ...and roll up, folding the sides inwards...
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    ...until you have a neat roll with the "seam" underneath.
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    Make all the rolls like this.

    Note: the rolls can be frozen at this stage, if need be.
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    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...
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    ...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.

Source:

Home made.

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