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Fried Mac and Cheese Recipe

These fried mac and cheese balls are crispy on the outside but filled with creamy mac and cheese on the inside. I think they’re a great way to use up leftover mac and cheese or completely worth it to make from scratch.

Equipment for this Recipe

Casserole Dish

Chefs Knife


Fried Mac and Cheese Recipe
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Crunchy on the outside but cheesy and creamy on the inside, a favourite everyone will love!
Serves: 15
  • Mac and Cheese - Recipe on my website
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1-2 Litres Frying Oil
  1. Cut the mac and cheese into 5cm or 2 inch cubes. Roll the balls out, compressing the mac and cheese together.
  2. Crack the eggs into a shallow bowl and whisk together with a fork. Add the breadcrumbs to a seperate shallow bowl.
  3. Dip each mac and cheese ball into the egg, the breadcrumbs, back to the egg and finally back to the breadcrumbs for 2 coats.
  4. Heat the oil to 180C / 350F. Fry the mac and cheese balls for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.

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