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Fried Grit Cakes - A delicious alternative to how you enjoy your grits in the morning.
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Fried Grit Cakes

Fried Grit Cakes - A delicious alternative to how you enjoy your grits in the morning.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cakes, fried, grit, grits
Servings: 10
Calories: 341kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 Servings Regular Grits
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Sharp Cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 lb Breakfast Sausage
  • 1/2 small Onion
  • 4 Tbs Vegetable Oil

For dredge

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper Freshly ground
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs

Garnish

  • 2 Green Onion

Instructions

  • Cook grits, according to package
  • Brown sausage, add onion. Cook until translucent
  • Mix cheese, sausage, and onions with grits
  • Grease 10x15 cooking sheet, pour grits onto a sheet.
  • Let it cool to room temperature, then refrigerate overnight.
  • Next day, cut into serving size
  • Heat pan, medium-high heat, add oil
  • Dredge in egg, then the flour (with salt and pepper added), dredge again in the egg and cover in breadcrumbs
  • Fry each side app. 4-5 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Add green onion for garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1308mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 2mg