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Fried Cheese Curds

What's better than cheese that's been fried?!?!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Deep Fryer or Large Saucepan
  • Wire strainer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Lb Cheese Curds 16 oz
  • 1 C Buttermilk
  • 1 C Beer
  • 1 C Flour A.P.
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper
  • 4 C Vegetable Oil

Instructions
 

  • Whisk Buttermilk and Beer in a large, deep bowl.
  • Place Cheese Curds in wire strainer and submerge in B&B mixture
  • Combine the Flour, Baking Powder, Salt and Pepper in a separate, shallow bowl
  • Heat oil¬†in Fryer or Saucepan to about 370 degrees
  • Remove Curds from B&B mixture and drain well
  • Coat drained Cheese Curds in dry mixture
  • Place breaded Cheese curds gently into hot oil (careful not to overcrowd)
  • Cook for 1-3¬†minutes on each side or until light golden brown
  • Drain on a paper1towel lined plate and serve hot
Keyword breaded, cheese, comfort food, fried, midwest, Wisconsin