Deep Fried Beer Batter Cheese Curds

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Deep Fried Beer Batter Cheese Curds

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
12min
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    Description

    We took inspiration from the state fair, and developed deep-fat-fried white Cheddar cheese curds in a homemade beer batter.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    Hy-Vee canola oil
    ¾ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee onion powder
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee baking powder
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
    ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
    1 c. lager beer
    1 (12-oz.) pkg. Ellsworth cheese curds

    Things To Grab

    • Heavy-bottom stockpot or Dutch oven
    • Slotted spatula
    • Paper towels
    • Plate

    Directions

    1. Fill bottom 1-inch of a heavy-bottom stockpot or Dutch oven with canola oil. Heat to 350 degrees.

    2. Combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, baking powder, cayenne pepper, and white pepper in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk in beer.

    3. Dip cheese curds into beer batter to coat; shake off excess. Carefully drop in preheated oil. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until coating is light golden brown. Remove from oil using a slotted spatula. Place onto paper towel lined plate. Allow to drain and cool slightly before serving.

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      Nutrition cannot be accurately calculated for fried foods.
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