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goat cheese "croquettes"

a recipe by
Scott Conger
Netcong, NJ

A little upgrade on traditional fried cheese appetizers.

serves 2
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For goat cheese "croquettes"

  • 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
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • salt and pepper (optional)

How To Make goat cheese "croquettes"

  • 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.

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