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Easy Fried Mac and Cheese Recipe

You all know how much I love having my brother, Chris post here on the blog. He’s a certified culinarian and makes the most delicious recipes. I love his creativity in the kitchen and this recipe that he’s sharing with us today is no different! It makes use of leftovers (which I love) and is a delicious, Southern classic side dish for any meal. This fried mac and cheese would also be a perfect appetizer for the holidays or any other occasion!

Fried Mac and Cheese Recipe

Servings 4


  • Leftover mac & cheese that has been refrigerated for at least 48 hours
  • Flour that has been seasoned with salt pepper, old bay, and garlic powder to taste
  • 3 eggs and milk 1:1 ratio beaten together
  • Bread crumbs
  • Enough vegetable oil to cover mac and cheese cubes


  1. Heat oil to 350 Degrees F
  2. Take macaroni and cheese at cut into 1 inch thick by 3 inch long pieces
  3. Place seasoned flower, egg wash, and bread crumbs in separate, shallow bowls
  4. Place each piece of macaroni in flour, then coat in egg wash and bread crumbs
  5. Drop in oil and cook until golden brown, approximately 1-3 minutes
  6. Place on plate with paper towel to absorb excess oil


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