Recipes  
Tuna and Egg <i>Brikas</i>
Tuna and Egg <i>Brikas</i>
Open in full-screen mode

Tuna and Egg Brikas

Preparation
30 MIN
Cooking
30 MIN
Servings
4
Share

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, cover the cubed potatoes with cold water and season with salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Using a potato masher, coarsely crush the potatoes. Let cool.
  2. In a bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, tuna, cheese, parsley and onion. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. On a work surface, layer 2 sheets of spring roll pastry, or fold 1 sheet of brik pastry into a square. Starting at one corner and working your way inward, cover half of the square with one-quarter of the potato mixture. Using a spoon, shape a well in the centre of the filling. Break an egg into the well. Fold the pastry over the filling to create a triangle. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  4. In a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1/2 inch (1 cm) of oil. Fry 1 brika at a time for 3 minutes or until golden brown, turning halfway through cooking. Drain on paper towels. Serve with a squeeze of lemon.

Comments

  1. The potato is optional. Tuna can be replaced by ground cooked meet, shrimp or nothing at all. We cook the onion and parsley a bit first just like that in a pan to lose it's water. Add salt pepper and grated cheese. Make a circle on the brik sheet with the mixture, break an egg in the middle and fold the brik sheet. Slide it into the the hot oil (not too hot it will burn and not cook) while one side is cooking with a spoon keep putting hot oil on the other side and then flip until golden. Serve with lemon.

  2. Thank you for adding a traditional very popular Tunisian dish to your recipes love it ♥️

Rate this recipe

Login to rate this recipe and write a review.

Login

Not a member yet? Sign up today, it's free!

Due to the large number of questions we receive, we are unable to answer each one. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions section, which contains a great deal of useful information. We appreciate your enthusiasm for RICARDO cuisine!

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Your comment must comply with our netiquette.

512 characters maximum

Healthy Pick

Recipes with the "Healthy Pick" stamp have been evaluated by a registered dietitian member of the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec.