Deep Fried Cordon Bleu Balls




Introduction: Deep Fried Cordon Bleu Balls

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It's like a Giant Gourmet, Cheese & Bacon stuffed, chicken nugget!!

Step 1: Things You Will Need

1 pound ground chicken (or boneless skinless chicken breast if you have a meat grinder)
1/2 package of Bacon (I used turkey bacon)
2 cups Shredded Cheese (I used Mozzarella)
Garlic powder
Lemon Pepper

2 cups Flour
2 TBSP corn meal
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
2 Tsp Pepper
2 tsp Garlic powder
1 egg
1/4 milk

Step 2: Assembling Your Balls

1. Cut bacon into small pieces, then cook thoroughly.
2. Place plastic wrap onto your work area ( i use a large cutting board).
3. Place a "golf ball sized" amount of chicken meat onto the plastic wrap, then fold the plastic over the
    meat and flatten it into a patty about the diameter of a softball.
4. In a small bowl, place 1/4 cup cheese, 2 TBSP bacon, a dash or garlic, basil & lemon pepper,
    then smash it all together into a ball.
5. Place the cheese ball in the middle of the chicken patty.
6. Use the plastic wrap to fold the chicken meat around the cheese ball, then press chicken meat
    together to make a solid sphere.
7. Place in Freezer for at least 1 hour or until chicken has frozen solid.

Step 3: Cooking Your Balls

1. Heat oil in pan on medium/high heat.
2. Mix all wet "Breading" ingredients into a medium sized bowl
3. Mix all Dry "Breading" ingredients into a large  sized bowl.
4. Place Chicken Balls  into the flour mixture for a light coat.
5. Then place it into egg mixture and coat well.
6. Place egg coated ball into flour mix again and coat thoroughly.
7. Repeat steps 5 & 6.
7. Cook in oil until golden brown
8. Place on paper plate to remove excess grease before serving.

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    8 years ago

    how many balls does this recipe make?


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    about 4 to 6 depending on the size you make them. the batch in the pic had six and they where almost baseball size when cooked


    9 years ago

    Nice! Your my hero.

    You are the master of the incredibly unhealthy! I applaud you and thank you for adding bacon whenever you can :D


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Why thank you. It's people like you who make having a future heart attack all worth while.