Fried Mac and Cheese

2 cups of macaroni

3 tsp salt

200 grams butter

200 grams flour

3 cups 2% milk

100 grams cheddar cheese

Pinch oregano, pinch garlic powder

2 cups flour

2 eggs

2 cups breadcrumbs

 

  1. In a medium pot bring water to a boil and add 2 pinches of salt
  2. Put macaroni in the boiling water and cook for 10 minutes
  3. Strain macaroni and cool under cold water
  4. In a small sauce pot melt the butter and add the flour and stir, cook for 90 seconds on low heat
  5. Add the milk and whisk, once flour and milk are fully mixed together stir with a wooden spoon for 3 minutes until thickened
  6. Add the cheese and stir till melted and fully incorporated into sauce, season with salt pepper, oregano and garlic
  7. Mix in a bowl with the macaroni and allow to cool in the fridge for 2 hours
  8. Prepare 3 bowls one with 2 cups flour, the second with 2 beaten eggs and the third with 2 cups breadcrumbs
  9. When macaroni is cooled begin to portion scoops of macaroni into the flour bowl (an ice cream scoop works well)
  10. Using your hands form macaroni into little pucks and put into the bowl with the eggs
  11. Make sure macaroni pucks are coated with egg and place in bowl wit the bread crumbs
  12. Coat with bread crumbs
  13. In a medium frying pan add enough oil to adequately coat the bottom and turn to medium heat allow oil to get hot
  14. Add the macaroni cook on each side for 90 seconds until golden brown

 

Can be eaten right away or frozen and reheated in the microwave for 1 minute and eaten on the go, enjoy!

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