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Cheese Aigrettes

  Plain flour 50 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 25 Gram
  Water 150 Milliliter
  Frozen pasteurized egg 50 Milliliter, thawed
  Cheddar cheese 100 Gram, grated
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

1. Sift the flour and a pinch of salt on to a sheet of greaseproof paper. Put the butter and water into a pan and heat gently until the butter melts. Bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and pour in the flour. Return to a low heat and beat until the mixture is smooth and leaves the sides of the pan. Cool slightly.
2. Add the egg gradually, beating well between each addition. When all the egg has been added, the mixture should be glossy and smooth. Beat in the cheese and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
3. Heat the oil in a deep fat fryer to 190°C/375°F or until a cube of day-old bread browns in 30 seconds. Drop teaspoonsful of the cheese mixture into the hot fat, about 6 at a time, and fry for about 5 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Lift out with a draining spoon and drain on kitchen paper. Keep warm. Serve sprinkled with a little extra grated cheese, if liked.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1200 Calories from Fat 882

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154%

Saturated Fat 40.1 g200.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 158.8 mg52.9%

Sodium 1113.1 mg46.4%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 33 g67%

Vitamin A 58.5% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 76.9% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cheese Aigrettes Recipe