HOT AND SPICY FRIED CHEESE DUMPLINGS

Ingredients Weight Measure
All-purpose flour 2-1/4 cups
Salt 1 tsp.
Parsley 1 Tbsp.
Baking powder 1 Tbsp.
Black pepper 1/3 tsp.
Ricotta cheese 1 lb.
Eggs, whole 6 ea.
Parmesan cheese, shredded 1/4 cup
Mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/3 cup
TABASCO® brand Garlic Pepper Sauce 4 Tbsp.
Heavy cream 1/4 cup
Prosciutto ham, diced 1/2 cup
#40 scoop

Method

  1. Place all dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Batter should have thick pancake mix consistency.
  2. Scoop batter with #40 scoop into 350°F oil in deep fryer. Do not overcrowd in basket. Allow to fry 4-5 minutes. Repeat process with remaining batter. Serve warm.

Yield: 50 dumplings