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Panko Crusted Fried Cheese Sticks

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

Pair with some marinara sauce for a truly saucy experience!

Friend Panko Cheesesticks

 2 wedges Nuts For Cheese Red Rind, frozen
 1 cup flour
 2 cups panko
 ½ tbsp chili powder
 1 tbsp garlic powder
 ½ tbsp smoked paprika
 ½ tbsp dried oregano
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp pepper
 1 cup plant-based milk
 ½ cup marinara
 ¼ cup olive oil
1

Remove the cheese from your freezer and let sit for a few minutes. You’ll want the cheese hard but not too hard that it cracks when you cut it in slices.

2

Place the flour in a bowl, the milk in a separate bowl and in a third bowl mix the panko, chili, garlic, smoked paprika, oregano, salt and pepper and mix to combined.

3

Cut the cheese in slices that resemble thick cut sticks of cheese.

4

Take each cheese stick, one at a time, and place in the flour, followed by soaking it in the milk and then rolling it in the panko until fully coated. Set aside. Repeat for all of the sticks.

5

Meanwhile heat a deep skillet over medium until hot.

6

Add oil.

7

One at a time add the panko crusted cheese to the hot oil. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked all the way.

8

Remove from heat and place on a plate that’s lined with paper towel (to absorb the oil). Serve with marinara.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0


Amount Per Serving
Calories 706
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39.3g61%

Saturated Fat 18.5g93%
Cholesterol 1mg1%
Sodium 1240mg52%
Potassium 473mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 76.6g26%

Dietary Fiber 8.6g35%
Sugars 9.9g
Protein 15.1g31%

Calcium 12%
Iron 36%
Vitamin D 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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