Fried Mac n Cheese

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Debbie W

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@debbie110772

I have had these at The Chessecake Factory years ago. I saw a segment on Foodnet work a while back and decided I would give it a try. My kids loved it. They love anything with mac n cheese, plus anything fried..bingo instant success!! They are good alone or dipped in a marinara sauce of choice. Cheescake factory does a marinara mixed with a cream sauce..yummm.

Note..use your favorite mac n cheese recipe. The cheesier the better!! I will post a few links.Even a great way to use left over mac n cheese.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • ·
    favorite mac n cheese recipe prepare as directed below
  • 1
    bowl all purpose flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 1
    egg and milk mixture
  • 1
    bowl of panko bread crumbs..regular bread crumbs can be used but i like the krisp of panko
  • ·
    pot of cooking oil at 350 degrees

How to Make Fried Mac n Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake your favorite Mac n Cheese..the more cheese the better
  2. Allow to cool ..put in the fridge 3-4 hours..i did mine overnight.
  3. Once mac n cheese is really cold form balls..I used an ice cream scoop..then squeezed them really well
  4. Place balls in the frezer for 2 hours
  5. Once oil is hot dredge the balls..flour, egg/milk, then panko..place in hot oil for 3-4 min until golden brown.
  6. I would prepare..3-4 at a time then fry
  7. Serve hot as an apietizer or side

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About Fried Mac n Cheese

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids




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