Greek Recipe: Kleftiko
‘KLEFTIKO’ meat in parchment bags
Recipe for 2-3 persons
8-10 oz. protein (lamb, goat, pork, or chicken) cut into cubes 2 medium potatoes peeled, cut into 6-8 pieces
2 carrots, peeled and cut onto 6-8 pieces
1 onion, cut into medium dice
1 orange, juiced
1 green apple, cut into 6-8 pieces
1 fresh green paper, medium dice
1 piece garlic, finely chopped
1 glass red wine (150ml)
2 dry plums or a small handful of raisins
fresh: oregano, spearmint, fennel
Half teaspoon: Tumeric, black paper, salt, dry oregano 1 teaspoon sesame or poppy seeds
50ml olive oil
*a large piece of Foil & parchment paper for baking
Each bag serves one person
- preheat oven to 200C (400F)
- place the foil beneath the parchment paper, arrange the potatoes, apples, and carrots in a 6-7” circle in the middle of the paper. Add the rest of the ingredients on top, finishing with the orange juice and wine.
- carefully wrap the parchment around the ingredients, making a sealed package. Wrap the foil around the package making sure you don’t have any holes or tears.
- place into baking pan and roast for one hour.