Frikkadels are a Traditional South African favourite. Frikkadels are small meatballs made with minced meat. You can season your mincemeat with any herbs and spices that you like. Best served with mashed potato and gravy and some nice veggies.


500g lean mince
1 onion finely, grated
100ml breadcrumbs
1 egg, beaten
a dash of Worcestershire sauce

2ml mixed herbs
a sprinkle of peri-peri spice (optional)
salt & pepper

  • Mix all together and shape into small balls.
  • Sprinkle lightly with flour to prevent them from sticking when frying.
  • Fry in oil or bake in a hot oven.
  • Serve with mashed potato, gravy and vegetables.
Variation – Party Snacks
  • Make cocktail frikkadels and serve them on toothpicks with a barbeque or mustard dip as a nice party snack.


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