Pimento Cheese Fritters

Yield: 12 (1 oz) Fritters

Ingredients:

Filling

  • 10 oz Reser’s® Pimento Cheese (71117.11406)
  • 3 Tbsp panko breadcrumbs

Breading

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs

Directions:

  1. Combine Reser’s Pimento Cheese and 3 Tbsp breadcrumbs in a small bowl and mix thoroughly.
  2. Scoop into 12-1 oz balls on a sprayed 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.
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