Tue. Jan 26th, 2021

Quick and easy cheesy potato bites

This recipe uses the most basic ingredients and is a crowd pleaser.

quick and easy cheesy potato bites - Quick and easy cheesy potato bites

Being at home during lockdown makes us a little extra peckish and food tends to get a little “same old, same old”.

Here is a simple five step cheesy potato bite recipe to spice things up.

Cheesy Potato Bites

5 from 1 vote

Recipe by Alicia NaidooCourse: Lunch, SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

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  • 3 potatoes

  • 1/2 cup grated cheese

  • crushed chilli

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup Southern coating

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs


  • Steam potatoes for 8 -10 minutes in the microwave or on the stove.
  • In a mixing bowl, smash potatoes. Add butter, crushed chilli, mixed herbs (I used fresh thyme and rosemary) and mix together.
  • Roll potatoes into balls. Flatten each ball in your palm and add grated cheese in the middle then form a round ball again.
  • In three separate bowls add (1) flour, (2) a beaten egg, (3) Southern coating. Dip each ball into the above mentioned bowls in that order.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.

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