Fried Polenta Cakes

Recipe by SoarInTheRain
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a 1 to 1 1/2 quart oven-safe container, stir together water, salt, pepper, and polenta
  • Add butter to the mixture, cut up in chunks.
  • Place container, uncovered, in center rack of oven and bake 40 minutes.
  • Open oven, pull out rack, add parmesan, and any other ingredients like sun-dried tomatoes, olives, lemon zest, herbs, shallots, cilantro etc. and let bake another 10 minutes.
  • Pull out of oven and let rest in refrigerator 20 minutes to over-night.
  • In frying pan, on medium-high, heat oil.
  • Spoon about half a cup of polenta into the pan at a time, fry until golden brown on each side.
  • Let cakes rest about 3-5 minutes and serve.
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