Fried cheese is a dish that is very popular in foreign countries, served as a snack. There are several varieties of it. They differ in the types of cheese used, as well as the methods and preparation time..
|any hard cheese –||400 g|
|eggs (chicken) –||2 pcs.|
|high-grade flour –||7 tbsp.|
|water –||2.5 tbsp.|
|salt –||0.5 tsp.|
|pepper (any kind of ground) –||0.5 tsp.|
|Vegetable oil –||to the roasting stage|
|Time for preparing: 30 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 320 Kcal|
Basic cooking such a snack involves the use of hard cheese. Under the batter also refers to the dough of liquid consistency, in which the product is dipped before frying. Thus, the appetizer gets crisp.
The temperature of chicken eggs used in the first stages of cooking should be at room temperature. Therefore, it is important to first get them out of the refrigerator. Then you can beat the eggs. It is not necessary to use a mixer, a fork or a whisk is fine.
To the beaten eggs you need to add the remaining dry ingredients and water. It is important to do this consistently, as well as to thoroughly mix the ingredients together. As an extra spice, cumin, red pepper, and basil are excellent. No seasoning dough will have a neutral taste. The final consistency of the dough should be liquid. So, the batter is ready.
Hard cheese must be cut in the form of bars, after which you can proceed to frying it.
To do this, pour vegetable oil into the pan abundantly so that the cheese bars can fry on all sides and heat it.
Dipping slices in batter, it is important to allow the excess dough to drain, because the liquid consistency does not allow it to be evenly distributed evenly over the cheese..
Fry cheese bars should be for 2-3 minutes, and they will get a crispy ruddy crust.
Serve hard cheese in batter preferably cold together with any sauce. The melting cheese filling in the mouth will be perfectly combined with alcohol, as well as other hot and cold drinks..
How to fry cheese sticks in deep fat
To prepare this dish, you must prepare the following ingredients:
- Hard cheese – 350-400 g;
- Eggs (medium size) – 1 pc .;
- Flour of the highest grade (wheat) – 100 g;
- Water – about 50 ml;
- Breadcrumbs – 50 g;
- Salt – 0.5-1 tsp;
- Pepper (red or black), ground – 0.5 tsp;
- Other seasonings are optional;
- Vegetable oil – for roasting.
Cooking time in general will not exceed 30 minutes.
Calorie cheese sticks breaded – 275 kcal / 100 g.
For the dough, beat eggs at room temperature with wheat flour, water, salt and seasoning, using a fork or a whisk. Hard cheese cut into bars, but it is desirable to use smaller bars than in the first recipe.
Prepare two deep bowls, one of which contains batter, and the second – crackers for breading. Also, frying in deep fat is much more convenient than in a frying pan, because in the first case, the batter will be evenly distributed over the cheese bars. It is necessary to heat the oil in deep fat.
Fry the slices in this order: first dip the first piece in batter, then roll it in breading, then send it to the fry in boiling oil. Roasting time – up to 2 minutes, by this time the cheese sticks should get a ruddy crust.
Serve cheese sticks on the table should be chilled. They can choose any sauce, depending on preference..
Adyghe cheese recipe
As mentioned earlier, the recipes for this dish may vary depending on the type of product used. For example, you can use Adygei cheese. Despite its beneficial properties, it contains few calories, which allows you to eat it even while sticking to diets.
To cook Adygei cheese in batter you will need:
- Adyghe cheese – 600 g;
- Eggs (chicken, medium) – 4 pcs .;
- Flour of the highest grade (wheat) – 4 tbsp. L .;
- Breadcrumbs – 300 g;
- Salt – 1 tsp;
- Ground pepper (red / black) – 0.5 tsp;
- Any other seasonings;
- Vegetable oil – for frying.
The cooking process takes half an hour.
Calorie fried Adygei cheese is low – only 260 kcal / 100 g.
Knead the dough in the usual way: beat the eggs with all the dry ingredients except for the breading. It is important to add dry ingredients to the eggs consistently while stirring the dough..
Adygea cheese cut into bars / wide strips.
You can fry it in the pan or in deep fat. In both cases, preheat the butter, then apply the following sequence in the roasting: dip the strip in the text, then roll in the breading, and fry on all sides for a while until the dish has a ruddy crust.
Before serving, the finished cheese can be placed on a paper towel so that excess vegetable oil is drained from it..
Serve such a snack to the table can be not only cold but also hot if desired.
Roasted Suluguni for beer
Suluguni is a type of cheese that is widely used by Georgians in recipes. Its difference from other varieties is a savory flavor that goes well with beer. There are several options for roasting it – in batter and in pita bread..
To implement the recipe will need:
- Suluguni cheese – 500 g;
- Flour of the highest grade (wheat) – 6 tbsp. L .;
- Chicken eggs (size – medium) – 2 pcs .;
- Salt – 1/2 tsp;
- Black pepper – 0.5 tsp;
- Various spices;
- Vegetable oil – at the stage of frying.
Preparation usually takes 25-30 minutes.
Calorie dishes – 325 kcal / 100 g.
Before using suluguni cheese in a recipe, you must first hold it in the freezer so that it does not spread during the roasting period. Suluguni should be placed in the freezer in the already cut form. The optimal shape – bars.
While suluguni is frozen, you can make dough. To do this, mix eggs at room temperature with flour, salt and spices to taste with a fork or whisk.
Having warmed up oil in a frying pan or deep-fat, you can proceed to roasting, first dipping suluguni in batter.
Salads can be used as an extra snack for grilled cheese, and the ideal drink for this dish is chilled beer..
Sausage Cheese Recipe
Sausage cheese is ideally combined with various alcoholic beverages, besides, it is very nutritious and can quickly relieve hunger.
So, you need:
- Smoked sausage cheese – 500 g;
- Average chicken eggs – 3 pcs .;
- Flour of the highest grade (wheat) – 175 g;
- Breadcrumbs – 100 g;
- Salt – 0.5 tsp;
- Pepper (ground black) – 0.5 tsp;
- Other spices, if necessary;
- Vegetable oil – for deep fat.
The cooking process will take 30 minutes..
Calorie content of such cheese in batter – 350 kcal / 100 g.
To make the dough, you need to mix the eggs at room temperature with salt, flour and your favorite seasonings. If you use turmeric, then the final dish will get a very beautiful shade..
Cut the sausage cheese into round slices and proceed to roasting.
Place the slices, then roll in the breading. You can perform this process several times, then the breading will be very dense and will not allow the cheese to flow during frying. You can cook a dish in deep fat or in a frying pan, in the second case you should use so much vegetable oil so that the slices float freely in it. Frying time – no more than 2 minutes.
Sausage cheese in batter will make the perfect combination not only for beer, but also for brandy, whiskey and any kind of wine.
After studying the popular methods of cooking this dish, you can come to the following conclusions:
- When preparing an appetizer, it is not necessary to use cheeses of hard varieties only;
- You can fry cheese in batter using deep-fat frying or a skillet with a lot of oil;
- It is important to use eggs at room temperature;
- So that the cheese does not flow out during cooking, you can use the method of double or triple breading;
- Spice helps to add special flavor.
Enjoy your meal!