Goat Cheese "Croquettes"

Scott Conger

By
@sfconger

A little upgrade on traditional fried cheese appetizers.


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

4 oz
goat cheese "log"
1 c
panko bread crumbs
raspberry vinaigrette (to liking)
5 oz
baby mixed salad greens (approx)
1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil (approx, for frying)
1
egg
1 c
all purpose flour
salt and pepper (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place 3 bowls next to each other on your workspace. Fill the first with flour, the second with a lightly beaten egg with just a splash of water added, and the third with panko.
2
Slice the Goat Cheese into 8 slices
3
Roll the slices into small roundish balls.
4
Dip the ball into the flour, then the egg, then the panko, coating evenly. Place on a small plate. When all are done move plate to refrigerator for ½ hour or so.
5
Heat a saucepan to medium heat, pouring extra virgin olive oil in to cover the bottom nicely, (bout 1/8” deep)
6
Take one of the panko balls and fry gently, rotating till all sides are lightly browned. Place on a plate on paper towels to drain. Repeat till all are done.
7
Place a servings worth of salad greens on plate. Use dressing as desired. Place goat cheese croquettes on top of salad. Salt and pepper if you like.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American