• Cooking Time: 4
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time:



  • 1 cup panko or plain white bread crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil, very finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound soft goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup canola oil


  • In a small bowl combine the bread crumbs, the basil, the salt and the pepper. Mix to combine and set aside,
  • Divide the goat cheese into 16 equal sized balls. Flatten balls slightly. Roll each ball in bread crumb mixture.
  • Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet until it is hot but not smoking. Cook cheese balls until they are golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Using a slotted spoon remove fritters to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  • Put a small, decorative skewer into each fritter and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Serve immediately with a dipping sauce of choice (optional).
  • A fast and simple appetizer. Any soft cheese may be used. Any herb may be used.

Categories: Appetizer  Dairy 
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