Spicy Fried Meatballs with Mexican potatoes

Spicy Fried Meatballs with Mexican potatoes


Up to 1 hour




Mexican, Worldwide




Gluten Free, Diabetic, Coeliacs, Dairy Free

Making this recipe


For the meatballs:
500g beef mince
2 tsp Central American Spice Mix
½ white onion, diced
Fresh coriander, finely chopped
1 tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
A dash of olive oil

For the potatoes:
2 medium sized potatoes, cut into cubes
½ white onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
½ tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp paprika
A dash of olive oil

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For the meatballs:

 Step 1:

In a mixing bowl, combine all of your ingredients (except the oil) and mix with your hands.

 Step 2:

Divide the mixture and shape into 12 equally sized balls. Place them in the fridge for 30 minutes.

 Step 3:

Heat the oil in a pan on a medium heat and fry the meatballs until golden brown for around 5 minutes.

 Step 4:

Turn them over and cook for a further 5 minutes.

 For the potatoes:

 Step 1:

Boil the potatoes for around 5 minutes. While these are boiling, heat some oil in a pan and fry the onions for 5 minutes.

 Step 2:

Add the garlic and spices and fry for a further 2 minutes.

 Step 3:

Drain the potatoes and add them to the onion mix.

 Step 4:

Mix well and cook for a further 8-10 minutes until the potatoes are tender.

Serve with sour cream, salsa, guacamole and a side salad.