Mac-n-cheese Part II

If you’re still cooking along from yesterday and have your leftover mac-n-cheese, get ready to fry it. It’s heavenly.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Leftover baked macaroni and cheese, refrigerated for at least overnight
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 egg beaten with 2 ounces water
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • Oil for deep frying, preheated to 375 degrees

Cut leftover macaroni into bite sized pieces. Season the flour with salt, pepper and cayenne. Dredge each piece through the flour and gently tap off excess. Dip in the egg wash and then coat with the bread crumbs. Allow them to rest for 5 minutes so the crust can set. Very carefully drop into the oil and fry until golden brown. Remove to a baking sheet fitted with a rack and rest for 2 minutes before serving.

~ by accordingtoleanne on October 13, 2012.

One Response to “Mac-n-cheese Part II”

  1. Wow … that’s a creative idea!

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