Bulgarian Fried Cheese - Kashkaval Pane is an appetizer typically made with sheep's milk kashkaval cheese, but Italian provolone or fontina, or haloumi from Cyprus can be used.
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Makes 6 servings of Bulgarian Fried Cheese
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1 pound kashkaval or provolone or haloumi cheese
- All-purpose flour
- 2 to 3 large eggs, beaten
- 2 to 3 cups fresh bread or panko crumbs, or matzo meal
- Flat-leaf parsley or lovage for garnish
- Heat canola oil to a depth of 2-3 inches in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet until it reaches 350 degrees. Meanwhile, cut cheese into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Dredge slices first in flour, then beaten egg and finally bread crumbs, panko or matzo meal.
- Fry cheese in batches, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately, garnished with parsley or lovage.