Deep Fried Cheese Bites recipe - Crispy, cheesy Deep Fried Cheese Bites in a flavorful beer batter make a perfect snack, appetizer, or even a side to your favorite burger. A cheese lover's dream! Love this for an easy appetizer recipe.
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Deep Fried Cheese Bites

Crispy, cheesy Deep Fried Cheese Bites in a flavorful beer batter make a perfect snack, appetizer, or even a side to your favorite burger. A cheese lover's dream!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 cheese bites
Calories 123kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup flour divided
  • 1 cup corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • **1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning OPTIONAL
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 pound 1/2-inch cubed cheese or large cheese curds
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Heat oil in fryer or skillet (at least 1.5 inches deep with oil) to 375°.
  • Place 1/4 cup flour in a large baggie with the cheese cubes. Shake to coat. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add remaining flour, corn flour, garlic powder, black pepper, and Cajun seasoning. Whisk to combine.
  • Pour beer into flour mixture, and whisk again until just combined.
  • Dip floured cheese cubes into the batter, just a few at a time. When covered, remove and place in oil.
  • Fry at 375° for about 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil, and place on paper towels to drain.
  • Serve warm while cheese is still nice and gooey.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cheese bite | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 0.5mg