How to cook an incredibly delicious meatloaf?
When bothering ordinary cutlets or meatballs, and eat in restaurants or various delicacies is not a special possibility, and even the need, you can try to cook tasty and juicy meat rolls.
With their very delicate and unusual taste, they can conquer even very harmful connoisseurs of beauty, and the solemn and exquisite appearance of meat rolls with ease will make them welcome guests on any everyday or even festive table.
The very word roullet originated from the French "Rouler", which means "roll", and it's not surprising if you turn to the technique of performing these wonderful dishes.
It is believed that rolls belong to the traditional European cuisine, which have a mandatory composition: meat slices of medium size, in which the filling is wrapped.
It can be any, for example, vegetables, mushrooms, cheese or eggs, in addition, sometimes use as a filling another kind of meat, such as crab or ham.
There are different types of meat rolls, some of them are prepared from whole pieces of meat, there are options where they are beaten with a hammer or chopped into a piece, just as in the case of cooking traditional cutlets.
The finished dish is served on the table cut across, if the rolls are large, they are watered with their own juice or prepared in advance with the sauce.
In order to make the dish really tasty, it is necessary to use only fresh products for its preparation, special attention should be given to meat, because, to a greater extent, the final taste of the rolls will depend on it.
It's best to use chilled, not frozen meat, pay special attention to its color - it should have a light color, dark meat is usually old and it's unlikely to make a soft and juicy roll.
For the preparation of meat rolls, preference is given to such types of meat: chicken, veal, turkey, pork or a combination thereof. Depending on the filling that you will use as a filler, you will be able to get different variations and shades of the same dish, for example, if you add grated carrots to a chopped roll, the rolls will turn out very juicy, but if you are a spice loveradd the chili and cook the sweet and sour sauce.
How to cook a meatloaf from chicken?
As the main "wrapper" we will use chicken fillet, and to have a dish with its zest, and also not dry, as it happens when using chicken, we will add a second grade of meat - bacon, as a filling we use vegetables and greens. To prepare such a yummy we will need:
- chicken fillet - 700 g;
- bacon - 200 g;
- curd cheese - 150 g;
- sweet pepper - 2 pieces;
- parsley, dill - a small bunch;
- vegetable oil;Pepper black, salt.
Chicken fillet is thoroughly washed, cleaned from the film and cut with a sharp knife into small layers, the thickness of each should not exceed 2 centimeters. The resulting pieces are lightly beaten, after which pepper and salt them to taste.
Then, each prepared piece is greased with a thin layer of cheese cottage cheese, it is better suited with a creamy taste. Before washing, we clean and cut small cubes of Bulgarian pepper, chop parsley and dill, mix, and sprinkle each chicken stratum with prepared stuffing.
Now we twist our rolls, so that they do not crawl, you can tie each thread, but, in fact, they must still keep their shape. The final touch is that each roll is wrapped in a sheet of bacon.
Now prepare the oven: preheat it to a temperature of 180 °, go to the baking dish - grease it with vegetable oil and put the rolls into it. It is better to use such a form, in which our rolls will lie tightly to each other. How do you think how many meatballs are prepared?
You are mistaken if you think that this is a very long process - it's enough 30 minutes, after which our mouth-watering rolls are ready for consumption.
Minced meat minced meat recipe with boiled egg
This version of meatloaf is very common and loved among many housewives, because it's not difficult to make it, and the boiled egg is incredibly delicious combined with minced meat. Try it! To prepare the dish you will need:
- mixture of beef and pork mince - 500 g;
- chicken eggs - 5 pieces( you can use quail, then they will need 7-8 pieces);
- milk - 4 tbsp.spoons;
- onion - 1 pc.;
- bunch of parsley;
- pepper, salt.
To begin with, we will cook 4 hard-boiled eggs, and they will go into the filling. While the eggs are boiled, we will deal with minced meat, for this we clean the onion and cut it into small pieces, chop the greens. Now beat the milk with the egg and send this mixture to the mince, there add the chopped onions and greens. Some housewives prefer to add bread crumbs to stuffing, but this is a matter of taste, we do without them.
If the mince is too liquid, then you still have to add bread, so you will balance its consistency. In order for the roll to turn out to be a beautiful and regular shape, it is desirable to use special oblong forms of small size for baking it. But if you do not have such - it's not a problem, and the usual baking sheet, on which the foil is lined, is suitable, and already it forms a roll of minced meat.
So, lay out the bottom of the baking tray with foil, lubricate it with oil and lay a portion of the stuffing in the bottom with a small layer( 2-3 centimeters).Now, on the prepared layer of forcemeat, we spread the peeled boiled eggs in one row, then we cover them with the remainder of the mince in such a way that the eggs are inside, and on the outside a neat oblong roll is formed.
Make sure that the seam of the joints of the layers is on top, this will not allow all the juice to flow out during baking.
Now close the prepared roll with foil, send it to a preheated oven at a temperature of 200 ° for 50 minutes. By the way, such a roll can be prepared without foil, for this it will need to be formed on the spread food film, roll the roll with it, and send it to the baking tray without the film. Baking time is 40-50 minutes, do not forget to pour water into the pan.
As you can see, the recipes for a delicious home-made roll of pork, chicken or mince are simple, they can cook even an inexperienced mistress who has an oven and, of course, a desire. And in order to make your rolls the most delicious, we give you a few simple tips.
- If you are preparing rolls from minced meat, then it is better to cook with your own hand, and scrolling the meat 2 times, then the dish turns out to be especially gentle and soft.
- When preparing rolls from whole pieces of meat, it is better to bind them with a thread or puncture with a toothpick during baking, this will allow them not to fall apart during cooking.