Thai Tortellini Fritters

loanne chiu


This unusual recipe is so easy to make with commonly available ingredients, yet people are very surprised and intrigued when they eat it the first time. Many believe that these are fried shrimp and are so amazed that these are tortellinis! This is an appetizer that kids and grown ups as well as vegetarians will enjoy!

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30 Min


15 Min


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is such a great appetizer!  We used cheese tortellini, but feel free to get even more creative. Oh, and did we mention that the dipping sauce is nothing short of divine?! It is.


9 oz
refrigerated three cheese tortellinis
1/4 c
self rising flour
8 Tbsp
thai sweet chili sauce, divided
1 1/2 c
mayonnaise, divided
2 large
1 1/2 c
panko breadcrumbs
1 c
unsweetened, dried grated coconut
1 tsp
salt or to taste
3 c
corn oil for frying
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice +grated lime zest from 1 lime
1/2 tsp
asian chili garlic paste or to taste
fresh cilantro sprigs for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Thai
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #thai, #tortellini