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Abuelos Jalapeño Cheese Fritters
Abuelo's Jalapeño Cheese Fritters Recipe
- 1 8- ounce package Cream Cheese softened
- 24 ounces Cheddar Cheese shredded
- 24 ounces Monterrey Cheese shredded
- 8 ounces fresh Jalapeños deseeded and finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Lawry’s seasoning
- Oil for Frying
- 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
- 1 1/2 quarts Bread Crumbs
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup water
- In a mixing bowl, place softened cream cheese, shredded Monterrey, Cheddar, deseeded jalapeños and seasoning, mix well.
- Using a level tablespoon as measurement, measure cheese fritters.
- Roll into balls and place on a plate or sheet pan and set aside.
- In a 1/2 size foil pan place flour.
- In another 1/2 size foil pan, crack eggs add water. Whip to create egg wash.
- In another 1/2 size metal foil pan place bread crumbs.
- Place an empty 1/2 size foil pan lined with parchment paper next to the bread crumbs.
- Place the unbreaded cheese balls next to the flour.
- Place 20 cheese balls into flour. Toss gently to coat.
- Shake off excess flour and place cheese balls into egg wash. Cover cheese balls completely with egg wash.
- Transfer cheese balls to bread crumbs. Toss gently to coat.
- Shake off excess bread crumbs and return cheese balls to egg wash.
- Return cheese balls to bread crumbs. Toss gently to coat thoroughly.
- Place on sheet tray lined with parchment paper.
- Heat counter top fryer or frying pan filled with oil to 360 degrees.
- Fry cheese balls for about 1 1/2 minutes on until golden brown.
- Place fritters on a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess grease.
- Serve immediately with ranch dressing or for dipping or choose one of the dips below.
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