Feta and Mozzarella Fritters

Ingredients

  • 6 oz block feta cheese
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • oil for deep frying
  • Cut the feta and mozzarella into 3/4 inch cubes.
  • Combine the flour and 1/4 tsp of black pepper in a bowl.
  • Toss the cheese the flour and shake off the excess.
  • Dip the cheese into the egg a few pieces at a time.
  • Coat with breadcrumbs and shake off the excess.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining cheese and crumbs.
  • Arrange on a foil  lined  tray and refrigerate, covered for 30 minutes.
  • Heat several inches of oil to 350 degrees in a deep frying pan.
  • Cook a few pieces of cheese at a time. Do not over crowd the pan. Cook for 2-3 inutes until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve.
  • Fritters may  be frozen for later use.

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