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Crispy Buffalo Fried Tortellini

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
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  • 1 package cheese tortellini , uncooked (approx. 9 oz)
  • oil for frying
  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper
Egg Dip
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter , melted
  • 2/3 cup hot sauce (such as Frank's Red Hot)
  • Blue Cheese or Feta Cheese for garnish (Optional)

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  1. Preheat deep fryer or oil to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all breading ingredients in a large Ziploc bag.
  3. Whisk together the egg dip ingredients and place a separate Ziplock bag.
  4. Toss tortellini in small batches with the egg mixture. Remove the tortellini letting any excess egg drip off. Reserve the egg mixture.
  5. Add the tortellini in small batches to the breading mixture and shake gently to coat. Continue until all tortellini is coated with breading.
  6. Once coated, repeat the breading process using the reserved egg mixture and tossing the tortellini a second time with the breadcrumbs.
  7. Fry tortellini in preheated oil in small batches about 2-3 minutes or until crisp and browned.
  8. Head melted butter and hot sauce. Mix until well combined. Toss with hot tortellini and serve with ranch or blue cheese dip..