A simple recipe to make your own Cyprus meatballs, just like you get them in most local restaurants and stores on the popular Southern-European holiday isle. Cyprus meatballs are also known as Keftedes.
450g Pork Mince
1 Green Chilli
2 Cloves of Garlic
Juice of 1 Lemon
Zest of 1/2 Lemon
Juice of 1 Lime
Zest of 1/2 Lime
2 Tbsp of Plain Flour
Pinch of Salt
Pinch of Oregano
Mix the juice of Lemon and Lime with the Mince in a large bowl, and set aside for at least an hour.
Heat oven at 200 C
Finely chop and crush the Garlic and Chillis, mix with the Salt, Oregano and Zest of Lemon and Lime.
Combine the two bowls with the flour, and mix well till evenly mixed.
Put in the oven for 30 to 40 minutes, turning every 10 minutes until they are golden brown on the outside.
Serve with Pasta, Rice or Potatoes.
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