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Gluten-Free Fried Cheese Curds

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Crispy, crunchy gluten-free goodness! Serve with ranch or marinara for dipping. Yum!"
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11 m servings 253
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Whisk milk, egg, flour, baking powder, basil, salt, and garlic powder together in a bowl until batter is the consistency of eggnog.
  2. Heat grapeseed oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Coat cheese curds with batter and cook 4 to 5 at a time in the hot oil until golden brown, about 1 minute. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute small mozzarella balls for the cheese curds if desired.
  • Substitute vegetable oil for the grapeseed oil if desired.
  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 253 calories; 20.3 9.3 9.7 114 985 Full nutrition

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Delicious! Keep a close eye on them because they will explode on you if you leave them in too long. Serve with a side of marinara sauce and you won't be disappointed!

I loved this idea, because it would be so Keto-friendly. However, one change. Use coconut oil instead of grapeseed or vegetable oil. The grapeseed or vegetable oil is actually unhealthy for y...

Thank you so much!