Tuna Parcels Or “rissoles”

Serves 6 as an Appetizer
Level of Difficulty: Easy


250g plain flour
100ml ice water
1 pinch fine salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 cans of tuna flakes, drained
1 chopped onion
1 bunch of freshly chopped parsley
2 tbsp of chopped spring onions
Salt, pepper
Oil for frying


Prepare pastry: In a food processor blend flour, water, salt, and 2 tablespoons of oil. Knead few minutes. Roll pastry into a very thin sheet, with a very sharp knife cut pastry into 16 squares.
In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil and sauté onions. Add tuna flakes, salt, pepper, parsley and spring onion, mix well.
Arrange 1 tablespoon of tuna stuffing on the center of each square. Fold to close the center like en envelop. With a fork close both sides.
Fry in hot oil, until golden, remove, drain on absorbent paper, enjoy.

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