Frikadellen are a popular German appetizer or sandwich.
- 1 pounds ground beef
- 1 whole egg
- 1 medium onion finely chopped
- 1 bread roll Kaiser roll
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon ground mustard
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ⅓ cup vegetable oil for frying
Making The Meat Patties
Use a medium bowl and soak the bread roll in water. Once soaked, squeeze out the excess water.
Use a separate large bowl and whisk the egg with a fork. Add ground beef, chopped onions, soy sauce, ground mustard, sweet smoked paprika, parsley, salt, and pepper.
Knead the softened bread roll with the meat mixture. If the mixture is too wet, add a few breadcrumbs. Shaped the meat mixture into balls and flatten to get a disc shape.
Cover the meat patties with the breadcrumbs.
Cooking The Frikadellen
Heat oil over medium-high heat in a medium non-stick frying pan.
Brown the meat patties on each side. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 10-12 minutes until the meat has cooked through. Remove the meatballs and drain the excess fat on a paper towel.
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Nutrional information are based on larger shaped patties. If you decide to serve Frikadellen as bite-sized appetizers, you will get easily get 12-18 sized meatballs.
Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 989mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 687IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg