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Deep-Fried Grilled Cheese

Upgrade one of your favorite comfort foods to make it even warmer and crispier!

food

Deep-Fried Grilled Cheese

Upgrade one of your favorite comfort foods to make it even warmer and crispier!

Ingredients

  • 2 qt vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 slices American cheese
  • 2 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 1/2 cups flour, divided + more for dusting grilled cheese
  • 1 bottle beer

Steps

  1. In a large stock pot, heat oil to 350°F, leaving space at the top to avoid overflow.
  2. Spread mustard on the bread slices, then place cheese on top.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add butter. Place bread and cheese on melted butter and cook until toasted.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together half the flour and the beer.
  5. Once combined, add in the rest of the flour and continue to whisk.
  6. Remove grilled cheese from pan and form into a sandwich.
  7. Coat with plain flour before dipping in the beer batter. Make sure sandwich is fully coated with the batter.
  8. Using tongs, submerge sandwich into hot oil. Deep-fry sandwich until outside is golden brown, about 4-6 minutes.
  9. Remove and let rest for 2 minutes. Enjoy!