Today would like to share with you one of my favorites: deep-fried skewered ravioli on a stick. Preparation and cooking time doesn't take more than 25 min, and it's really a great idea as a party appetizer. I bet nobody among your friends has ever seen these! Party-perfect idea indeed!
Deep-Fried Ravioli On a Stick
1 quart vegetable oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup plain bread crumbs
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
2 Tablespoons dried oregano
2 Tablespoons dried basil
1 Tablespoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
12 store-bought ravioli (or 20 tortellini)
1) Preheat vegetable oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat.
2) Place flour in one shallow dish and eggs in another. In a third, mix bread crumbs, ¼ cup Parmesan, oregano, basil, thyme, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3) In two batches, toss ravioli in flour, gently shaking off excess. Dip in egg and then in bread crumb mixture. Thread 3 breaded ravioli onto each skewer.
4) Once oil reaches 350ºF, carefully place skewers in pot, two at a time, and fry about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup Parmesan. Serve warm, with marinara sauce or basil pesto on the side.
Enjoy with your friends!