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Deep-fried goats' cheese with rocket salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Preheat the oil in a deep pan for deep-frying (CAUTION: Hot oil can be dangerous, do not leave unattended).

  2. Dip the goats' cheese in the flour, then the egg and then in the thyme breadcrumbs. Place in the fridge to chill for ten minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, deep fry the rocket for 30 seconds and drain on kitchen towel.

  4. Deep-fry the crumbed goats' cheese for two minutes or until golden. Drain on kitchen towel.

  5. Serve the goats' cheese with the rocket scattered around the plate.


  • 250ml/9fl oz vegetable oil
  • 100g/3½oz goats' cheese, cut into rounds
  • 100g/3½oz plain flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 100g/3½oz breadcrumbs mixed with 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 2 handfuls of rocket

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