Fried Goat's Cheese salad
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Fried Goat's cheese & Pomegranate salad

This fried goat's cheese & pomegranate salad is the perfect side dish or vegetarian starter for a lunch with friends or a casual dinner party.
Course Salad, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

  • 300 g soft goat's cheese I used Chevin
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs I used Panko breadcrumbs
  • oil for frying

for the salad

  • 1 cup pomegranate rubies
  • 100 g pine nuts toasted
  • salad leaves
  • olive oil and balsamic vinegar for drizzling over

Instructions

  • Slice the chevin into 3cm rounds.
  • Coat, first in the flour, then in the beaten egg and finally in the breadcrumbs.
  • Fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen towel.
  • Serve the fried cheese on the salad leaves, sprinkle over the pomegranate and pine nuts and a good drizzle of olive oil and Balsamic vinegar.
  • Serve immediately.