EASY FRIED CHEESE STRAWS
Easy Fried Cheese Straws made with flour, butter, Parmesan cheese & Oregano! Simple Cheese Straws are the perfect side dish for salads & pasta as everyone loves them!
- 1 ¾ cups +2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (10.58 oz| 300 g)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup +1 tablespoon parmesan cheese powder (5.29 oz | 150 g)
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- ¾ cup +2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (6.70 oz| 190 g)
- 2 tablespoons water
- Oil to fry
Start by sifting your flour into a medium size bowl.
Next, add in the salt, cheese, and oregano. Mix together using your hands until nice and crumbly.
Then, gradually add in the melted butter and keep mixing until you obtain a soft dough. If the dough is too wet, do not add in the two tablespoons of water. You may not need it.
Continue to knead the dough together for 5 minutes.
After that, roll the dough out to about ¼ inch thick and slice it into long strips.
Begin placing the strips of dough in the heated frying pan. Fry the cheese straws on each side until golden brown in color, this will be about 2-3 minutes on each side. Depending on how hot your oil is will determine the time, keep a close eye on them and turn as needed.
When each side has been fried, remove the straws and place them onto a plate with paper towels to drain the excess grease.
Allow to cool down before serving. Enjoy!
Easy Fried Cheese Straws are a great appetizer to serve to guests. They are always delicious and a crowd pleaser!
Serves about 10 people, allowing 2-3 cheese straws per person. Amount of straws varies by how large they are cut.
Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 315mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 468IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg