Deep Fried Mac and Cheese

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
15 pieces
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • 1 recipe "The Lady's Cheesy Mac" prepared, chilled in the refrigerator overnight, and cut into 15 bite-sized squares, recipe follows
  • Flour, for dredging
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Plain bread crumbs, for dredging
  • "The Lady's Cheesy Mac":
  • 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni, drained
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
Directions
  • Heat 2 inches of oil in a large, heavy Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Dredge each Cheesy Mac square in flour, then egg, and then bread crumbs to coat. Fry for about 1 minute on each side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels before serving.

"The Lady's Cheesy Mac":
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Once you have the macaroni cooked and drained, place in a large bowl and while still hot, add the Cheddar. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and add to the macaroni mixture. Pour macaroni mixture into a casserole dish and bake for 30 to 45 minutes. Top with additional cheese, if desired.


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