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

Keywords for this recipe:BricksBricks sheetFilo sheetsMeatGarlicOnionSpicesCouscous
For 4 rolls, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 2 rolls 4 rolls 8 rolls 12 rolls
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.18 min.37 min.
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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.
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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.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add 300 g minced beef and 1 tablespoon spices for couscous.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Cook but do not allow to brown too much. Check seasoning.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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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.

Stage 6
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Make the brik rolls


Place a small amount of filling on a sheet of brik (or filo)...

Stage 7
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...and roll up, folding the sides inwards...

Stage 8
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...until you have a neat roll with the "seam" underneath.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
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Make all the rolls like this.

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

Stage 10 - 7 min.
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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...

Stage 11
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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.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,298 Kcal or 5,434 Kj62 gr42 gr98 gr
65 %24 %4 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
230 Kcal or 963 Kj11 gr7 gr17 gr
11 %4 %1 %3 %
Per rolls
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
324 Kcal or 1,357 Kj16 gr10 gr25 gr
16 %6 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 rolls : 4.95 €
  • Per rolls : 1.24 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Minced beefMinced beef: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Express chilli con carne, Bolognaise lasagne, Moussaka, Hamburgers, Gratin Parmentier, ... All
Sheet of brick pastrySheet of brick pastry: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Spinach brik parcels, Crispy spinach rolls, Quick Strawberry Millefeuille, Crispy cheese parcels, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quiche Lorraine, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Thin spinach and potato tart, Cheese tart, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Tender tuna, Endives , Glazed mushrooms with plain rice, Crispy prawn rolls, ... All
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