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Deep-Fried Cheese Bites

Cheese curds or cubes dipped in flour and beer, then fried, need only a good supply of crinkly toothpicks to turn them into a vanishing act. —Katie Rose, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 pound cheese curds or cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup beer
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

  • Place 1/4 cup flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add cheese curds, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk beer and remaining flour. Dip cheese curds, a few at a time, into batter and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 257 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein.

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  • donna511
    Oct 18, 2019

    Can these be done in an air fryer?

  • SandraMcClure
    Nov 21, 2014

    Tried this with pepper jack cheese. Good recipe but definitely need to freeze the cheese before frying.