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, thawed76 oz
Breadcrumb, dried, Japanese style7 oz
All purpose flour40 oz
Pepper, ground1 tbsp
Egg, beaten70 oz
Breadcrumb, dried, Japanese style3 qt
Ketchup2.5 cup
Minor's Chipotle Flavor Concentrate 6 x 14.4 ounces1 tbsp
Light brown sugar1 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

UnitPer Serving
Energy360 kcal
Protein17 g
Fats, total12 g
Carbohydrate, total44 g
Sugars, total2 g
Fats, saturated4 g
Fiber, total dietary1 g
Sodium397 mg
Calcium137 mg
Cholesterol255 mg
Iron2 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D54 IU