Louisiana Fried Meat Pies With Cajun Tartar Sauce Recipe

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  1. In a large skillet heat 1 teaspoon oil and cook beef and pork, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add onions, bell peppers, celery, salt, cayenne and black pepper. Cook, stirring often, until the vegetables are wilted, about 10 to 12 minutres. Add the garlic and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Dissolve the flour in the water and add to the meat mixture. Stir until the mixture thickens slightly, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and add green onions. Mix well and let cool.
  4. In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in the shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. In a small bowl, beat the egg with the milk. Gradually add the egg mixture to the flour mixture, working it to make a thick dough.
  5. Pinch off a medium size ball of dough. Roll out ball of dough on lightly floured surface until you get approximately 5 inch cirlce. Place about 1/4 cup of meat filling in the center of each round and brush edges lightly with egg wash. Fold edges together and crimp closed with a fork.
  6. Heat oil in a deep pot or electric deep-fryer to 360 degrees. Fry the pies, in batches, until golden. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.
  7. Instructions for Cajun Tartar Sauce:.
  8. Place the egg, garlic, lemon juice, parsley and green onions in a food processor and process for about 15 seconds until pureed. With the processor running, pour the oil through the feed tube in a steady stream. Add the cayenne, mustard and salt.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1996.9 Kcal (8361 kJ)
Calories from fat 1310.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 145.57g 224%
Cholesterol 227.72mg 76%
Sodium 5104.25mg 213%
Potassium 1178.18mg 25%
Total Carbs 124.83g 42%
Sugars 5.27g 21%
Dietary Fiber 14.35g 57%
Protein 49.91g 100%
Vitamin C 33.4mg 56%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 20.6mg 115%
Calcium 511.7mg 51%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 299.71 Kcal (1255 kJ)
Calories from fat 196.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.85g 224%
Cholesterol 34.18mg 76%
Sodium 766.08mg 213%
Potassium 176.83mg 25%
Total Carbs 18.73g 42%
Sugars 0.79g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2.15g 57%
Protein 7.49g 100%
Vitamin C 5mg 56%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 20%
Iron 3.1mg 115%
Calcium 76.8mg 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 51.3
  • 54

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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