Spicy Fried Macaroni and Cheese Bites

Total Time:
13 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
8 min

Yield:
12 bites
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 cups leftover macaroni and cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup canola oil
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Form the leftover macaroni and cheese into 12 small balls.

  • In a pie plate or shallow dish, whisk together the egg, water and the hot sauce. In a second pie plate or shallow dish combine the flour, chili powder, and salt and pepper, to taste.

  • In a deep-sided skillet heat the canola oil over medium heat to 350 degrees F.

  • Coat the macaroni and cheese balls in the egg mixture. Put into the seasoned flour mixture, making sure they are completely coated.

  • Fry in hot oil, in batches, until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Remove from the oil and drain on a plate lined with a paper bag. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.


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