Deep Fried Cheese Tortellini

Deep Fried Cheese Tortellini


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This great party nibble may be made ahead of time and warmed up on a pizza tray just before serving. Serve with tomato sauce for dipping.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g refrigerated or fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup cornflake crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • dried parsley, to taste
  • 1 litre oil for deep frying
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Cook tortellini according to packet directions. Rinse under cool water and allow to cool slightly.
  2. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs, cornflake crumbs, salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep frypan over medium heat. In small batches, dip the tortellini in egg and place in resealable bag. Shake to coat, and set aside on a plate until the oil is hot.
  4. In batches, deep fry tortellini until golden brown. Serve with tomato sauce for dipping.

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