Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood
Episode: Road Food
Pretzel-Crusted Fried Cheese with Spicy Ranch
Total:
3 hr
Active:
55 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
3 hr
Active:
55 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: a deep-fry thermometer

In a food processor, process the pretzels into fine crumbs and transfer to a shallow dish.

In a separate shallow dish, whisk together 3 eggs and 1/4 teaspoon salt to create a smooth egg wash.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment. Dip the mozzarella cheese chunks into the egg wash, coating completely, and then into the pretzel crumbs, coating the cheese completely on all sides. Transfer to the prepared cookie sheet. Let the cheese stand for 5 minutes to set the coating, and then repeat the process, adding more eggs to the egg wash if necessary. When all the cheese is coated again, return to the cookie sheet and transfer to the freezer. Freeze the cheese for at least 2 hours and up to overnight. The longer the cubes freeze, the better they will fry.

In a large bowl, blend the mayonnaise with the milk, chili sauce, vinegar, dill, parsley, garlic powder, garlic salt, onion powder, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper until smooth, about 2 minutes. Refrigerate the dip until ready to serve.

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven on the stovetop or in an electric fryer to 350 degrees F. Remove the cheese from the freezer. Fry a few pieces at a time until crispy brown, and place them onto a paper towel-lined cookie sheet to drain. Serve immediately with the spicy ranch dip.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Batter-Fried Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Ba'Corn Cheese

Recipe courtesy of The Bun Shop

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Lee Pinto

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Mac Daddy Mac n' Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking