Fried Mac N Cheese

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Fried Mac N Cheese

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Breaded squares of macaroni and cheese with a side of red sauce for dipping

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Recipe Data

30min
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1hr
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    Description

    If you don't have leftover mac & cheese, pick up a fresh batch from the Hy-Vee Kitchen and transform it into this fun finger food. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    QuantityIngredientAdd
    leftover macaroni and cheese
    1 ½ c.Hy-Vee panko breadcrumbs
    1Hy-Vee large egg
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee milk
    oil, for frying
    marinara sauce, for dipping

    Directions

    1. Press leftover macaroni and cheese into a 13-by-9-inch or an 8-inch-square baking dish. Freeze.
    2. Cut frozen macaroni and cheese into 1-1/4-inch rectangles.
    3. Place panko breadcrumbs in a bowl. Whisk together egg and milk in another bowl.
    4. Dip rectangles into egg mixture and then in breadcrumbs.
    5. In a deep fryer or skillet, fry in 350-degree oil for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
    6. Serve with marinara or other dipping sauce, if desired.

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2013.