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Fried Cheese Bites

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These tasty cheese bites are rolled in cornmeal and deep fried. 

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces extra sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 to 4 dashes hot sauce
  • Dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • cornmeal
  • vegetable oil for frying

Preparation:

Beat egg whites very stiff. Add shredded cheese to egg whites, then add flour, hot sauce, salt, parsley flakes, and paprika.

Shape mixture into small balls and roll in cornmeal.

Put oil in a heavy skillet to a depth of about 1/2-inch. Heat to 370° F. Place cheese balls in the hot oil; cook until golden brown, turning constantly.

 

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