If you open any cookbook and take a closer look at the printed recipes in it, then you will notice that many of them begin with the words: "First you have to prepare the stuffing."Stuffing is usually prepared from meat or fish fillets, which are ground in a meat grinder, food processor or finely cut by hand with a knife.It is also sometimes cooked vegetable or mushroom stuffing.To improve the taste of the sausage meat is often added garlic, onion and various spices.
How to cook minced meat
Stuffing can be cooked like one kind of meat, and of several types, mix them in a certain proportion.
Mince for meatballs
most popular beef meatballs for home made from beef and pork, taken in equal proportions.
- meat before cooking mince should be washed and cut into small pieces.Grind it in a meat grinder.Often the meat is difficult to pass through its grille, crumpled and allocates a lot of juice.Try a little bit before that to freeze the meat, and you will see that things will be much easier and faster.Pieces of meat lay in a meat grinder, alternating with quartered onions, chives and slices of stale white bread, pre-soaked in milk and then squeezed well.
- Once you get the stuffing, it will need more time to pass through a meat grinder.
- minced salt then pepper and mix well by hand.
- per kilogram of meat you need two medium size onion, three cloves of garlic, 200 grams of white bread, a glass of milk for him soaking, one and a half teaspoons of salt (no slides) and black pepper to taste.
- Some housewives instead of bread are added to the minced meat cutlet two raw grated potatoes.It is believed that the potato cutlets ready attaches special tenderness.
How to make chicken mince
minced chicken can be prepared from individual chicken parts, such as breasts or legs, but it is best to do it from just one large meat chicken.
- Before preparing minced carcasses need to wash and dry.Then it is necessary to remove the chicken skin - in beef it is better not to run, because it will be too bold with it.
- Thereafter bone with a sharp knife should cut all the meat to the very last bite.
- bread, salt, pepper and onion on one kilogram of chicken meat, you will need as much as in the previous recipe.Garlic chicken mince, as a rule, do not add, although it is, of course, a matter of taste.Onions should be individually cut into small pieces and add it to the finished beef.In addition, to improve the taste to chicken mince sometimes not add raw onion and pre-fried in butter.
- Chicken meat is very juicy, so it is better to grind in a food processor, which flogs meat knives, rather than pushes it through the bars.If such in the sector are not available, it is worth remembering advice about freezing (see. Above).
- Cutlets from minced chicken often fall apart when frying.To avoid this, be sure to add in minced raw eggs.Once the stuffing is ready, it is necessary to add one raw egg (1 kg. Minced), prepared onion, then add salt and pepper and then to mix well.
How to make minced fish
Prepare a good beef, you can not fish of all species of fish.It is best suited for this perch, pike, catfish, pollock and hake.These fish species are practically no fine and sharp bones, meat from these dense and white without specific pronounced fishy smell.
- Before starting to cook beef, fish should be washed, cleaned of scale, gut and to cut into fillets without skin and rib bones.
- then prepared fillets should be strongly cooled.The bowl, which is then minced, it is advisable to put in a large container filled with crushed ice.
- further preparation process is similar to the preparation of minced chicken (see. Above).Small differences are as follows: as the meat of the fish is very skinny, the stuffing is added a small piece of softened butter, instead of bread often use grated raw potato in the fish weight add semolina (1 tablespoon per kilo of fish) to burgersThey were more dense.
Now that you already know how to cook a tasty stuffing, left to know that it can be done.We give you as an example of a recipe.
Zrazy with mushrooms
zrazy To prepare you will need a kilo of minced meat cutlet, a pound of fresh mushrooms, large onion, parsley, pepper, salt, bread crumbs and oil for frying.
- Mushrooms and onions should be clean, wash and finely chop.Lightly fry onion, add the mushrooms and cook further until they are completely cooked.
- mushroom stuffing with salt and pepper, sprinkle with sliced greens and stir.
- From ground beef patty form small, in the center of each of them put a spoonful of filling, fold each pancake, giving it the shape of a pie.
- thus prepared zrazy need to roll in breadcrumbs and fry in plenty of oil until they are well browned.