Easiest Way to Cook Delicious Russian Kotletki

Russian Kotletki. This recipe for Russian mini hamburgers or kotletki is a popular fast-food dish that is eaten for lunch and dinner. In Poland, these are called kotleciki (kawt-let-SEE-kee), which are miniature versions of kotlety. I ground some chicken thigh in the foodprocessor.

A good use for leftover chicken if you have a meat grinder. Kotleti to kids in Russia, are like chicken nuggets to kids in US. Anytime we come across a Russian cafe, we always end up ordering kotleti. You can have Russian Kotletki using 8 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Russian Kotletki

  1. It’s 1 lb of ground chicken.
  2. It’s 1/2 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Prepare 1 tbsp of sour cream.
  4. Prepare 1 tbsp of onion powder.
  5. Prepare 1 tbsp of garlic powder.
  6. You need 2 tbsp of parmesan cheese grated.
  7. Prepare 4 tbsp of Italian bread crumbs.
  8. It’s 1 of large egg.

Some of the best ones I've tried were at Brighton Beach, New York. These kotleti are moist, flavored perfectly, using a few, simple ingredients. I use half beef (or substitute ground turkey for the beef) and make a paste out of white bread and milk that I add to the meat along with the other seasonings instead of water. Here is my rendition, from what I remember when cooking with Grandma, as she never wrote the recipe down.

Russian Kotletki instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl..
  2. Form into smallish patties and cook on each side for a few minutes over medium high heat..
  3. Once brown on both sides, put a lid on and cook for a few minutes on low..
  4. Serve hot..

The meat mixture will be very soft; much softer than a regular kotleti mixture. Every Russian family eats Kotleti Meat Patties (Котлеты), which are everyone's childhood favorite. I always remember my mum making this recipe, which was a great after school snack. They are like a cross between meatballs, hamburgers and rissoles. By definition, Kotleti Meat Patties are described as pan-fried minced meat croquettes.