Mix together the
Goat Cheese (12 oz)
Dried Tarragon (1 tsp)
Honey (1 Tbsp)
Sea Salt (1/4 tsp)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Roll into 12-14 balls (about an ounce each). Set aside.
and a splash of water in a bowl. Add
Panko Breadcrumbs (1/2 cup)
to a plate and season with
Salt and Pepper (to taste)
All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup)
to another plate and season with Salt and Pepper ( to taste).
Create a dipping station with flour, egg, and breadcrumbs. Roll the goat cheese balls in flour, dip in egg, then roll in breadcrumbs. Shake off any excess breadcrumbs. Set on plate and continue until finished.
Set in the freezer for 20 minutes. When ready to fry, add enough
Canola Oil (as needed)
to cover the surface of a Dutch oven by 3-inches. Heat to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Fry the goat cheese balls 4-5 at a time until golden and crispy.
To garnish, drizzle with honey, a pinch of
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
Fresh Chives (to taste)
Pistachios (to taste)