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Fried Polenta

Ingredients

  • 3 cups *Basic Polenta

  • 2 cups Olive Oil for frying

  • 0.25 cup grated Parmesan

  • Salt

  • 1 cup purchased marinara sauce

Method

  • 1.

    Lightly oil an 11 by 7-inch baking dish. Transfer the hot polenta to the prepared baking dish, spreading evenly to 3/4-inch thick. Refrigerate until cold and firm, about 2 hours.

  • 2.

    Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F.

  • 3.

    Cut the polenta into 2 by 1-inch pieces. Heat the oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, fry the polenta pieces until golden brown on all sides, about 3 minutes per side. Using tongs, transfer the polenta pieces to paper towels and drain. Place the polenta pieces on a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven while cooking the remaining batches.

  • 4.

    Transfer the polenta pieces to a serving platter. Sprinkle the polenta with the Parmesan cheese and salt. Serve, passing the marinara sauce alongside.

Notes

* CLICK HERE for the basic polenta recipe.

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Yum. Thanks I sliced fresh basil thinly and added to the basic polenta mix and used chicken stock to cook the basic polenta. Yum thanks