Mushroom and ostrich koftas

A weekday lunch the whole family will enjoy!
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Recipe from: 18 April 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 250
    Brown Mushrooms (roughly chopped)
  • 1
    Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 250
    Ostrich/Lamb Mince
  • 1/2
    Onion (roughly chopped)
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 1
  • 1
    Coriander Powder
  • 2
    Cumin Powder
  • 1
    small bunch (5g) Fresh Parsley
  • 8
    Wooden Barbeque Skewers (soaked in water for 30 minutes if you’re braaing them)
  • Tortilla Wraps
  • Tzatziki
  • Tomato and red onion salad
Servings: Change Serving


Fry the mushrooms in the olive oil with a pinch of salt until the mushrooms are beginning to brown and all the water has evaporated from the pan. Set aside to cool.

Once cooled, place all the ingredients into a food processor and blitz until everything is well blended and comes together.

Form into 8, equally-sized koftas and insert the skewers.

Either fry on a griddle pan, grill or braai the koftas for approximately 8 minutes, turning to brown all sides, until cooked through.

Squeeze over fresh lemon juice just before serving.

Enjoy with tzatziki, tomato and red onion salad and tortilla wraps.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Kate Liquorish. To see more recipes, please click here.

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