Weeknight Finger Food: Mac & Cheese Chicken Fritters
Want to combine two favorite comfort foods in one? Combine mac and cheese with chicken to make these addictive fritters that will please the whole family.
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Mac and Cheese Chicken Fritters
Looking for a way to break out of your weeknight dinner boredom? Finger food is always a winning choice. We decided to do something a little out of the ordinary, by combining mac and cheese with chicken to make these irresistible fritters that will delight the whole family! Try our step-by-step recipe now.
- 3/4 lb macaroni
- 4 chicken breasts
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 4 eggs
- 1.5 cups breadcrumbs
- Salt & pepper
- 2 pinches of nutmeg
- 2 1/2 cups vegetable oil for deep-frying
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