Can I Fry Nigerian Meat Pie?

Can I Fry Nigerian Meat Pie?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions on All Nigerian Recipes.

Flo, I do not have an oven, can I fry Nigerian Meat Pie? Or straight up: Can I deep-fry Nigerian Meat Pie?

Nigerian Meat PieNigerian Fish Roll

The simple answer? No.

And yes. You can do so with a few tweaks to the original recipe.

It is not advisable to fry the Nigerian Meat Pie as it is because if you look at the recipe, the Nigerian Meat Pie dough contains a good amount of margarine. It’s on a 1:2 ratio with the flour. That is already too much oil going on in the dough and when you fry it, the quality of the crust will be compromised.

But there’s a solution.

To fry Nigerian Meat Pie:

  1. Mix the dough using the recipe for mixing the dough for Nigerian Fish Rolls. Click here to see how to do that. That dough is more suitable for deep-frying.
  2. Prepare the filling using the recipe for preparing Nigerian Meat Pie Filling. Click here for details.
  3. Cut, fill and close the meat pies following the steps for finishing up Nigerian Meat Pie. Click here.
  4. Then deep-fry in hot vegetable oil till golden.

There, you have it. That’s how to enjoy Nigerian Meat Pie when you do not have an oven and you do not want to use a pot to bake. Yes, you can deep-fry it after a few tweaks.

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Flo

Comments

  1. Thank you very much ma.

  2. Hiii dear, your recipe for a crunchy chin chin and the nigerian meat pie is the bomb. I made it for hristmas and new year and now everyone wants the recipe.

  3. SEUN ADEBAYO says:

    thanks for sharing your knowledge

  4. why do you have to fry or steam the meat pie beef in small oil bfr cooking? what if you cook it straight up

  5. Well done! I love your meat pie, it looks great. Keep it up! God bless you.

  6. What could be the cause of breaking in the dough
    And what can I do when it happens

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