Czech Fried Cheese (Smažený Sýr)

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by KateL

Entered for safe-keeping for ZWT. From, which features Czech recipes for North American kitchens. Serve with tarter sauce, boiled potatoes and salad.

Top Review by Kajka mom used to make it for us when we were kids...this has to be eaten right away though when it's still hot!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 slices edam cheese, each 1/3 inch thick
  • 14 cup flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • vegetable oil, for frying


  1. Dip cheese slices into flour to form a light coating on all surfaces.
  2. Dip each slice into lightly beaten egg and coat completely.
  3. Dip each slice into breadcrumbs and coat completely, pat crumbs onto any areas that are not coated.
  4. Pour oil into deep frying pan to a depth of 1/2 inch. Heat to 375 degrees F. (Or heat oil in deep fryer.).
  5. Carefully place slices in pan and fry on one side for about 20 - 30 seconds, or until golden-brown.
  6. Turn and fry on the other side for another 20 - 30 seconds until golden brown.

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