Fried Cheese

Recipe by MarieRynr
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READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup fine dry breadcrumb
  • 14
    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crumbled
  • 1
    teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 2
    tablespoons milk
  • 6
    ounces firm cheese, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices (such as Cheddar, Mozzarella, Gruyere, Chevre, or Monterey Jack cheese)
  • vegetable oil (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

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