Brazilian Cheese Balls

If you love fried food, then you must try this one out! These cheesy and crispy bites are the bomb.

Total Time: 45-50 minutes

Yield: 15-20 cheese balls 

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 Made with only 3 ingredients, these cheesy and crispy bites will disappear before you know it.



mozzarella cheese



parmigiano cheese


Beat the egg whites. Then, add both kinds of cheese and season with ground pepper.

Step 1

Blend the cheese and egg mixture with a fork or electric mixer. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Grease your hands with oil. Then, roll a tablespoon of cheese mixture using your hands to form round cheese balls.

Step 3

Transfer the balls to the parchment line baking sheet. Pour oil into a pan, at least 4 inches, and heat it up until 350 degrees F.

Step 4

Fry the cheese balls in batches and use the slotted spoon to move them around until they look nicely colored. 

Step 5

Remove the cooked cheese balls from the oil using the slotted spoon and transfer them to the baking sheet.

Step 6

Let the excess oil drain out from the cheese balls and transfer the fried cheese balls again to a serving platter.

Step 7

Fried Cheese Balls Tips:

Grate your cheese and use real ones

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Maintain oil temperature around 350°F

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Work in batches 

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