Fried Mashed Potato Balls

This Fried Mashed Potato Balls is a fun appetizer and tasty side dish. Coming out flavorful, this dish will keep you satisfied. Let give it a try to see how delicious it is.

Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Fried Mashed Potato Balls

Recipe by Maria VergaraCourse: Side Dish, AppetizersCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

This Fried Mashed Potato Balls is a fun appetizer and tasty side dish. Coming out flavorful, this dish will keep you satisfied. Let give it a try to see how delicious it is.

Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 2 egg, beaten

  • 3 c. leftover mashed potatoes

  • 2/3 c. shredded cheddar cheese

  • 2 tbsp. thinly sliced chives

  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

  • 1 1/3 c. panko bread crumbs

  • Vegetable oil, for frying

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes with cooked bacon, cheddar, chives, and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper. Stir until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Place eggs and panko in separate shallow bowls. Use a small cookie scoop to scoop 1” to 2” balls of mashed potato mixture. Roll into a ball in your hands, then dredge first in egg and then in panko. Repeat until all mashed potatoes are used.
  • Heat 3” of oil in a large cast iron skillet until candy thermometer reads 375°. Fry potato balls in batches until golden on all sides, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on a paper towel lined plate and season immediately with more salt.

Notes

  • https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a22566735/fried-mashed-potato-balls-recipe/
Fried Mashed Potato Balls
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