Cheese Crispies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CourseMethod
DishSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Grated potato8 Ounce (225 Gram)
 Self raising flour1 Ounce
 Grated cheese1 Ounce
 Egg1
 Lard2 Ounce (50 Gram, For Frying)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72.6 mg

Sodium 318.4 mg13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.8%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large shallow fry pan, heat the lard over a medium flame until it begins to smoke.

MAKING
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the coarsely grated potato with, cheese, flour and seasonings.
3. Add a beaten egg to the mixture.
4. Using a whisk or a wooden spoon, stir to form a batter.

FINALIZING
5. Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot lard and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked and golden brown. If the cakes are browning very fast, reduce the flame a little so that the insides of the cakes do not remain uncooked.
6. Using a slotted spoon, remove cheese crispies onto paper towels to absorb the excess fat.

SERVING
7. Arrange the crispies on a serving platter
8. Serve hot with mustard or sauce of your choice.
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