Bacon-Wrapped Kebapche With Honey Red Sauce

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 55 minutes
  • 3 servings

Be it “kebap”, “kebapche”, “chevap” or “mici” it is a finger-licking Balkan dish and it pairs perfectly with a beer or two, but with a twist. You must mix together pork, beef, and some milk-soaked toast. After forming them into cylindrical kebabs, perform the final act of decadence: wrap them in bacon! From there it’s all frying and roasting. Serve them with a sweet and sour honey red sauce.

Ingredients Needed for Bacon-Wrapped Kebapche With Honey Red Sauce

    For the kebaps:

    ½ cup milk
    3 toast breads slices (without crust)
    1 pound pork mince
    1 pound ground beef
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon nutmeg
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon paprika
    5 ounces of bacon (10 strips)

    For the sauce:

    ⅓ cup tomato sauce
    1 tablespoon honey
    2 teaspoons of mustard
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Kebapche With Honey Red Sauce

  1. For the kebaps:

    Add the milk to a smaller bowl and soak the crustless slices of toast in it. Squeeze them and transfer them to a bowl or on a plate.

  2. Add the pork mince, ground beef, 1/2 of the vegetable oil, nutmeg, garlic powder, and paprika. Season with salt and mix until even using a fork.
  3. Start forming kebaps. We’ve got 10 of them. Wrap each one with 1 strip of bacon.
  4. Heat the remaining vegetable oil in a skillet with a heat-proof handle over medium heat. Add the kebabs. Fry them for 3 minutes or until they start browning on all sides.
  5. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 20 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  6. For the sauce:

    Add the tomato sauce, honey, mustard, olive oil, garlic, and apple cider vinegar to a smaller bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix.

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