Pimento Cheese Fritters

Yield: 12 (1 oz) Fritters

Ingredients:

Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups Reser’s® Pimento Cheese(71117.11406)
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs

Breading

  • 1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs

Directions:

  1. Combine Reser’s Pimento Cheese and panko breadcrumbs in a small bowl and mix thoroughly with spatula.
  2. Scoop into 12 balls with 1 oz disher and place onto a parchment lined sheet pan and freeze for 2 hours.
  3. Place the breading ingredients into separate bowls.
  4. Coat the fritters with flour, a few at a time, and shake off any excess.
  5. Place the fritters, a few at a time, into the beaten eggs to coat.
  6. Drop the fritters into the panko crumbs and roll to coat.
  7. Repeat the egg wash and panko breading procedure again for a double coating.
  8. Freeze or deep fry at 350°F until golden brown and melted inside.
  9. Serve with spicy pepper jelly or ranch dressing.