Fried Polenta AppetizerBy Toni Fiore • Apr 7th, 2008 • Category: Light Bites Print
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.
Toni Fiore is Toni Fiore was raised by an Italian-American father and a German mother who instilled in her a sociable nature and the love of travel and of good food. She has lived in Italy and Germany and now resides in southern Maine. She is the author of: Totally Vegetarian: Easy, Fast, Comforting Cooking for Every Kind of Vegetarian
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