Recently, I had made Cheesy Corned Beef Jaffles/Toasties (recipe is on the blog and at a few food groups on Facebook that are very close to my heart). I had some Corned Beef Mix left over and decided to turn that into cutlets. For that reason, the basic recipe (with a few added ingredients) and the Corned Beef Mix photographs on the blog remain the same. The process of making the kebabs, though, are new clicks. I hope you guys enjoy the kebabs as much as mum and dad did. 😊
1 tin Corned Beef (425 grams)
1 large onion, finely chopped
5 to 6 green chilies, slit and finely chopped
75 to 100 grams block of Britannia cheese, diced into tiny pieces
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
2 to 3 eggs, beaten (seasoning – optional)
Oil to shallow fry
- Empty out the corned beef in a large vessel and mash it up with a fork. Ensure there are no lumps.
- Add the chopped onions, green chilies, black pepper powder, cheese dices and mix well.
- Check for seasoning and add extra black pepper powder if you want an extra zing.
- Make a cutlet two inches in diameter, gently and carefully coat in finely ground breadcrumbs and keep aside on a platter. Repeat until all the Corned Beef Mix is used up.
- Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan.
- Take a breaded cutlet and gently and lightly dip it in the egg wash (beaten eggs) and once again carefully coat the cutlet, a second time, in the breadcrumbs.
- Gently place the cutlet in the oil.
- Repeat the egg wash and double-breadcrumb coating with each cutlet. Fry them in batches, till golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper.
- Serve with green chutney or ketchup as a side, or with drinks as finger food.
- I always use one egg at a time and the same goes for breadcrumbs; I empty out the breadcrumbs as needed. It’s the best way to avoid food wastage.
- Do not flip the cutlets too often when frying. Ideally, fry the cutlets on one side to a perfect golden brown and then flip to fry the other side. This helps to keep the cutlets intact.
- The tinned Corned Beef mix will not require any salt as it already contains salt (and cheese). You may add a wee bit of seasoning to the beaten eggs.
- Do not deep fry these babies; they will crumble.
- You may share the direct blog-link of the recipe/s but do NOT publish my recipes and my photographs on any blog-site or website without my explicit consent or attempt to pass off my recipe/s as your own. You will be held accountable for plagiarism.
Some more photographs...