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    Fried Cheese

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    22 mins

    20 mins

    2 mins

    MarieRynr's Note:

    I know it's not diet food, but this is sooo good, and a little treat once in a while never hurts.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine the bread crumbs, oregano, garlic, and salt to taste in a small bowl.
    2. 2
      Whisk together egg and milk in a seperate bowl, and place flour in a third bowl.
    3. 3
      Dip each cheese slice into the flour, then into the egg mixture, then into the seasoned bread crumbs to coat generously.
    4. 4
      Place coated cheese slices in a single layer on a tray and let stand, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes to dry.
    5. 5
      If the cheese is not completely covered with crumbs, repeat the process.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a heavy bottomed saute pan or deep skillet.
    7. 7
      Place over medium high heat and heat until oil is hot but not smoking.
    8. 8
      Carefully slide the crumb coated cheese into the hot oil and fry, turning once, until golden, about 2 minutes in all.
    9. 9
      Do not crowd the cheese slices in the pan or they will not cook properly.
    10. 10
      Drain briefly on paper toweling and serve piping hot with salsa.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 27, 2009

      55

      Wonderful! Best recipe for coating I've found. Definitely needs a double-coat. I used 1 tsp garlic powder instead of the minced garlic, and I used cheese curds. Fabulous!

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    • on November 16, 2008

      55

      These were great! I also used italian bread crumbs and mozz chesse sticks. I coated the sticks twice and put them in the freezer for 15 mins, then deep fried them on 350 until golden. Thanks for this delish recipe!

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    • on September 11, 2008

      55

      its really nice

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    Nutritional Facts for Fried Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (71 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 220.4
     
    Calories from Fat 79
    36%
    Total Fat 8.8 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 54.1 mg
    18%
    Sodium 387.2 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.5 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 10.2 g
    20%

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