Spiced Beef and Coriander Koftas Spiced Beef and Coriander Koftas

Spiced Beef and Coriander Koftas

Quick to prepare and cook these beef mince koftas can be threaded onto lemongrass stalks for an original twist to impress your guests.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
16 minutes

serves
8 people

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb lean beef mince
  • 50g/2oz fresh white breadcrumbs
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 5ml/1tsp ground cumin
  • 5ml/1tsp ground coriander
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 1 medium egg, beaten

Method

  1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together. Divide the mixture into 8 portions.
  2. Roll each portion into a sausage shape and mould around 8 wooden (previously soaked in water) or metal skewers or 8 extra long lemon grass sticks. Cover and refrigerate for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Cook under a preheated, moderate grill for 12-16 minutes turning occasionally.
  4. Serve on a bed of mixed tabbouleh salad and a side helping of hommous.