Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets

Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling

by Middle Eats
Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling

grilled meat Pita Pockets are on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

Lebanese Arayes are pita pockets that take 20 minutes to make and grill. They have a tender and delicious spiced meat filling that makes for a great treat. I’ll show you how to make the filling and what kind of bread to use.

  • Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling
  • Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling
  • Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling
  • Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling
  • Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling

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Easy grilled meat Pita Pockets Lebanese Arayes with a spiced meat filling
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Grilled meat Pita Pockets

Rating: 5.0/5
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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat

Ingredients

  • 5-6 Flatbreads (pita or Lebanese bread
  • 500g (1lb) Minced Beef (or you can use lamb)
  • 30g (1oz)Parsley
  • 1 medium brown onions
  • 1-2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Pomegranate Molasses
  • 1-2 Tbsp oil + more
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Boharat
  • 1/4 Tsp pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Cayenne
  • 1/8 Tsp Cinnamon

Instructions

To make the meat filling:

  1. Add your Onion and parsley to a food processor or blender, and process till very finely chopped
  2. Combine meat and remaining ingredients (apart from the bread) in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly until well combined
  3. Cook a small piece of the meat in a pan and taste for seasoning. Adjust if necessary

To prepare the Arayes:

  1. For the pita, microwave the bread for 30 seconds and then slice into pockets or quarters a. If using Lebanese bread there is no need to microwave
  2. Use a knife to pry both sides of the bread apart till a pocket has formed
  3. Add a few tablespoons of the meat filling to each pocket and massage to the edges of the bread. Aim to have the Pita about 1cm (1/3in) thick, or 1/2cm (1/6in) thick for the Lebanese bread. Stuff the bread pieces till you have used up the meat mixture
  4. Use a brush to oil both sides of the bread generously with olive oil

To cook the Arayes:

  1. Preheat a grill pan on medium-high heat and when ready add your Arayes to the pan
  2. Grill for 4 minutes (3 for Lebanese bread) and then flip once they start to sizzle
  3. Cook for a further 4 (or 3) minutes and then remove from the pan

Notes

Prepare a simple chopped parsley and onion salad and serve the Arayes.

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Chapters
00:00 Intro
00:45 Preparing the meat filling
03:37 Preparing bread and stuffing the Arayes
05:40 Cooking the Arayes
06:26 Presentation and taste test

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