Appetizer/Small Plates Entrées

Mac n Cheese Tots

  • 2:36 TIME
  • 30 portions
  • 360 calories

Preparation

Ingredients

Stouffer's Traditional Macaroni and Cheese 4 x 76 ounces, thawed 76 oz
Breadcrumb, dried, Japanese style 7 oz
All purpose flour 40 oz
Pepper, ground 1 tbsp
Egg, beaten 70 oz
Breadcrumb, dried, Japanese style 3 qt
Ketchup 2.5 cup
Minor's Chipotle Flavor Concentrate 6 x 14.4 ounces 1 tbsp
Light brown sugar 1 tbsp

Method

  1. Bake Macaroni and Cheese according to label. Set aside and cool to 100°F, approximately 40 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl combine Macaroni and Cheese with breadcrumbs.
  3. Using a #24(1 3/4oz.) scoop, portion 1.5 oz. pieces of macaroni mixture onto sheet pan.
  4. Form portioned macaroni into 1.5’’ x .5’’ cylinders, place onto a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and into freezer for 40 minutes.
  5. In a medium bowl combine flour and pepper.
  6. Into separate medium bowl, add eggs and remaining bread crumbs for standard breading procedure.
  7. Using the standard breading procedure, bread all portions and refreeze completely, approximately 45 minutes.
  8. In a medium sized mixing bowl combine ketchup, Chipotle Flavor Concentrate and sugar, set aside and reserve for service.
  9. Deep fry Macaroni portions in small batches at 375°F, until golden brown and internal temperature has reached 165°F, approximately 5-6 minutes.
  10. Serve with 2 oz. of chipotle infused ketchup.

Nutritional Information

Average nutritional values per portion

Unit Per Serving
Energy 360 kcal
Protein 17 g
Fats, total 12 g
Carbohydrate, total 44 g
Sugars, total 2 g
Fats, saturated 4 g
Fiber, total dietary 1 g
Sodium 397 mg
Calcium 137 mg
Cholesterol 255 mg
Iron 2 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 54 IU