African Sausage Rolls
The African Sausage Rolls is a very popular snack in west Africa. It is made up of a pastry dough wrapped around a well-seasoned sausage Meat. The pastry used for this rolls is very similar to the one used for the Nigerian Meat Pie or Chicken Pie.
- 2-1/2 Cups Plain Flour
- 4 Tbsp Margarine
- 1 Egg
- 1 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1/4 Tsp Salt
- 6-8 Tbsp Water
- 2 Green Onions
- 1 Onions Small finely chopped
- Cayenne Pepper To Taste
- 2 Tbsp Sugar
Add the flour, Baking powder, Salt cold margarine and butter in a bowl then use the tip of your finger to rub the fat into the flour until a crumbly texture is formed.
Add a little water at a time until a stiff dough is formed.
knead the dough for a few seconds to a minute and set aside – don’t overwork the dough!
Season the sausage with the stock cube and mix it together thoroughly
Now roll out the pie dough to a rectangle of about 1/6th to 1/8th of an inch thick and trim off the rough edges (please watch the video for this)
scoop in the sausage meat and form it into a log then roll it over until it overlaps a little bit (watch video) and trims off the excess pastry.
cut the rolled Pie into the desired length and arrange the rolls into a pre-greased and floured pan and you can make a decoration over the rolls by using a knife to make a mark on the pie (watch video) or use a fork to poke it.
Now make the Egg wash by whisking together 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of water and brush this over the surface of the sausage Rolls and bake in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
Serve hot or warm and enjoy.
Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 507mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2.4mg