How To Make Deep Fried Mozzarella Ball Salad

Ingredients:

 

For deep-fried balls:


  • 1 ½ cup small Mozzarella balls


  • 1 cup dried breadcrumbs


  • 1 egg


  • 1 tsp dried basil


  • ½ tsp dried oregano


  • 1 cup olive oil


For salad:


  • 5 cups mixed herb salad packed

     


  • 1 tomato chopped

     


  • 2 tbs olive oil

     


  • ¾ tbs Balsamic Vinegar

     


  • ¼ tsp sugar

     


  • ground pepper


 Directions:


  1. Beat egg in a small sized bowl.

  • Pour breadcrumbs in another bowl, mix in dried herbs, and place bowl beside beaten egg.

  • Drain and pat Mozzarella balls dry with paper towel.

  • Dip balls first into the egg, then in the breadcrumbs until coated.

  • Once balls are coated, cover, and chill for at least two hours (or overnight).

  • Pour olive oil in a saucepan. Put on medium heat.

  • Slowly drop balls into the heated oil a few at a time.

  • Once balls brown (about 2 minutes), carefully remove them from oil with a slotted spoon, and place on paper towels laid on a plate.

  • In a clean bowl whisk together 2 tbsp olive oil with Balsamic Vinegar. Add sugar and ground pepper.

  • Drizzle salad with vinaigrette. Serve with chopped tomatoes and deep-fried Mozzarella balls on top.
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