450 g ground meat (pork, beef, veal, chicken, turkey or a combination)
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon course salt, more as needed
Black pepper and/or ground cumin, curry powder, chilli flakes, garam masala, etc., to taste
Minced garlic, onion, scallions or shallot
Chopped parsley, basil or cilantro
Olive oil, for frying (optional)
In a large bowl, gently combine all ingredients
Roll into 6cm balls. Transfer to a baking sheet.
Broil until golden and firm, 7 to 10 minutes. Or fry in oil until deeply browned all over.
Sprinkle with more salt before serving.