How to Fry Food

Learn how to fry food at home the safe, easy, and clean way!

You can make fried food at home, without a big mess, and you’ll learn from me—Chef Addie Gundry—exactly how to do it.

COOKING CLASS: How to Fry Food

Dear Aspiring Chef,

Fried food is typically what you’ll find only when you’re out at a restaurant or at your local state fair, and it can be intimidating to think about attempting to make fried food at home. But when you watch the How to Fry Food streaming-video cooking class with me, Chef Addie Gundry, you’ll master this skill in no time.

I’ll walk you through step-by-step how to make several different kinds of fried food. I’ll cover all the basics, from safety concerns and the best type of oil for frying to the best oil temperature for optimal results—and this class is for cooks of all levels of expertise.

Let’s start with a classic Midwestern dish, “Fried Cheese Curds”—a tasty and easy-to-make dish. Cheese curds are the moist part of curdled milk and are easily accessible in most Midwestern grocery stores. But if you can’t find them in your store, you can order them online for delivery. To fry them, we’ll use healthier canola oil, which works well because it has a high smoking point.

The batter is easy to make, using basic ingredients you probably already have in your cupboard—and seasoned with garlic salt and onion powder. Whisk it all together in a bowl, and you’re ready for some frying. Dip the curds in the batter and put directly into the hot oil. Don’t overcrowd the pan—the more you add, the more you lower the oil temperature all at once.

When they turn golden brown, scoop the fried curds out of the pan with a “spider”—that’s a basket-like kitchen utensil that makes frying easier because you can turn pieces in the oil with it, too. Drain the curds on a paper towel and season with salt.

Now you have tasty, bite-sized treats that will please just about anyone!

If you’re looking for the best way to fry food and some tasty recipes, view this cooking class, How to Fry Food, right now—one of many classes in the RecipeLion Cooking Club’s Library!

My How to Fry Food class includes five total recipes with all of the specific instructions and tips you need, so that it’s clear and easy for you to make everything yourself right at home—fresh and no mess! In addition to the “Fried Cheese Curds” recipe, you’ll get:

  • French Fried Onions—These crispy, yummy onions are perfect for adding to salads, vegetable side dishes, or even on a hamburger—or just eat them by themselves. Peel the onions and slice them paper thin—use a mandoline if that’s easier than a knife for you to ensure thin and consistent slices. Pour buttermilk into a cake pan, and drop the onion slices in the buttermilk. Let them soak for ten minutes. Heat the oil while preparing the flour mixture that’s seasoned with Cajun or Creole seasoning—I hold off on salt and pepper until after the frying is complete. Mix the soaked onion slices in the seasoned flour mixture and place in the heated canola oil. Fry until golden and crispy—be patient and, when finished, drain on a paper towel.
  • Chicken Egg Rolls—These are perfect for an appetizer, and they use store-bought egg roll wrappers for quicker preparation. Assemble the filling with diced chicken mixed with a variety of veggies, including shredded cabbage and grated carrot—mix together with soy sauce, brown sugar, and more. Now get the wrappers ready while the filling is absorbing the liquids. I’ll show you how to place the filling on the egg roll wrappers and pinch them closed, so they hold together. Then, fry them up in your heated oil, putting the seam side down. When golden brown, remove from the oil and drain on paper towels. Serve with soy or sweet chili sauce—delightful and delicious!

To complete your How to Fry Food class, you’ll get two more recipes to help you hone your frying skills:

  • Fried Apple Pies—These are a delicious dessert that will put any fast food chain’s fried apple pies to shame! Learn how to make this fantastic fried treat in no time at all.
  • Fried Twinkies—Is there anything better than a Twinkie—well, yes, a Fried Twinkie! Learn how to turn this classic packaged dessert into a something people will talk about. Fry a whole Twinkie on a popsicle stick, or cut into bite-sized pieces and fry for a tasty dessert treat.

Along with your video class, you’ll get the accompanying digital Cookbook that includes all of the class’s recipes and instructions in written form with representative photos of the dishes—read it all on any device or print it out for easy use in your own kitchen.

And your Charter Membership in the RecipeLion Cooking Club with Chef Addie Gundry instantly gives you full access to the entire library of cooking classes, recipes, and special collections. Additional cooking classes include:

  • How to Cook Eggs—Once you’ve mastered eggs, you’ve mastered one of the most basic, comprehensive skills to being an effective cook.
  • Cast Iron Recipes—Cast irons are one of those magical kitchen appliances that experienced cooks talk about with a sense of reverence.
  • All About Lemons—If there’s one ingredient that can brighten up a meal, it has to be lemons.
  • How to Cook Seafood—While some cooks feel like they have a pretty good handle on burgers, chicken, and pork chops, seafood can be a whole different ballgame.
  • Affordable Cuts of Meat—When you’re looking to feed an entire family for a week, you need to cook new and interesting dishes while also making sure it’s nutritious and fits within your budget.
  • And many, many more!

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My goal with this brand new cooking club is to help aspiring chefs improve their skills with step-by-step instructions to tackle every recipe. I’m all about finding the fun in food—connecting you with professionally tested recipes, tips, and techniques that are easy to follow and rewarding to serve to your grateful friends and family.

And believe me, I never forget the ultimate goal—serving food that is tasty, so that you’ll want to make recipes over and over again while honing your skill. You’ll add hundreds of recipes to your repertoire as you discover new ways to cook classic dishes and new meals you’ve never tried before.

As a member of the RecipeLion Gold Club, you’ll benefit from my years of experience as a chef and cookbook author: I earned my Master’s Degree in Culinary Arts from Auguste Escoffier in France, won Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen in 2015, and have also appeared on Food Network Star. I’ve worked with big names in food and cooking, such as Christian Etienne, Thomas Keller, and Martha Stewart.

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When we created this new club for aspiring chefs like you, I insisted that we make it easy to use and packed with all the cooking tips, tricks, and recipes that you’ll need to become a whiz in the kitchen and impress your family and friends with your cooking skills! And now it can be all yours with your RecipeLion Gold Club Premium Charter Membership.

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Addie Gundry
Chef and Executive Producer, RecipeLion Gold Club

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