These zesty Chicken Mini Keftas are deliciously sweet and tasty. A perfect appetizer for a funky dinner party.


  • 500g chicken mince

  • 1 red onion, finely diced

  • ½ cup chopped coriander, loosely packed

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tbs. flour

  • 1 tsp. liquid honey

  • 1 tsp. preserved lemon, very finely chopped

  • 1 tsp. harissa or sambal oleck

  • bread crumbs (optional)

  • 4 tbs. olive oil

  • Salt

  • Pepper


  • 1.

    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and cook the onion for about five minutes. Add the lemon, honey and harissa and cook for a further few minutes until slightly caramelized. Allow to cool.

  • 2.

    In a bowl mix together the onion mixture with the chicken, the egg, flour and coriander, salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Using kebab skewers, roll chicken mixture around the skewers with your hands making sure it’s nice and tight.

  • 4.

    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and cook the keftas over medium heat for about 8 to 10 minutes turning them regularly so they don’t burn.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 245kj
  • Fat Total 18g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 241mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Serves: 6
Time: 35 Minutes

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