Spicy meatball and fruity rice

24 meatballs servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 20 mins
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Stuffed with fruity flavour, this meatball recipe can satisfy any hunger.

By Food24 August 05 2013
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Ingredients (20)

1 onion — small, finely chopped
2 garlic — cloves, crushed
500 g mince — lamb or beef
5 ml cinnamon — ground
7.5 ml coriander — ground
7.5 cumin — ground
10 ml paprika
50 g almonds — ground
60 ml fresh mint — chopped
1 eggs — extra-large
lemon — halved, juice only
salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
Fruity rice:
30 ml oil
30 ml butter
2 spring onions — chopped
3 celery — chopped
100 g dates — chopped
60 g almonds — chopped
3 x 250 ml basmati rice — cooked
60 ml fresh coriander — chopped
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Place all the above ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined. 

Roll into small meatballs.  Push 3 onto a skewer. 

Fry in a pan over medium heat until golden and cooked through.

For the rice:

Heat the oil and butter and fry the spring onions and celery briefly. 

Add dates, almonds, rice and coriander. 

Heat through. 

Serve with the meatball kebabs.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Montagu Dried Fruit.

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