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!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 4 votes

30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 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

How to Make Thai Tortellini Fritters

About Thai Tortellini Fritters

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

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