Fried Polenta Appetizer
Fried polenta is fabulous served as is, or accompanied by dips or topped with your favorite cracker topping.
Firm polenta cut into small triangles
2 cups (or so) olive oil for frying
Heat olive oil in a deep pan or fryer until hot (about 340 degrees). With a slotted spoon, carefully slide polenta pieces into hot oil. It may spatter somewhat so use caution.
Fry polenta pieces until they’re crispy and golden, then remove with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper toweling. Sprinkle polenta immediately with coarse salt and serve hot.