Sephalia is a popular traditional Cypriot food.

Source www.visitcyprus.com

Category: Meat
Seasons:  All


For 4 Serving(s)


800 gr minced pork
1/3 tsp Cinnamon
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 finely chopped
2 tbsp breadcrumbs (optional)
1 pork or lamb ‘panna’ (caul fat)
Vinegar Salt & pepper

Sheftalies Directions

  1. Wash the caul fat well with water and vinegar.
  2. In a bowl, thoroughly mix the minced meat, salt, pepper, cinnamon, breadcrumbs, onions and parsley and mould into small egg-size shapes.
  3. Place the mixture over the caul fat and wrap each separately into tight packages.
  4. Cook over charcoal barbeque or on the grill, turning regularly until cooked evenly on all sides.
  5. Serve in pita bread accompanied with kebab, or just by itself. One portion is about five pieces of sheftalies

Recipe notes

Sheftalies can also be made with chicken mince.

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