Baked Polenta Fries Recipe
Baked Polenta Fries Recipes are a perfect healthy appetizer, crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside they tick all the boxes for perfect fries. Serve them with a sour cream dip or any other dip of your choice for an evening snack.
Baked Polenta Fries Recipes is made out of cornmeal also known as corn rava and is a healthy replacement to the deep fried polenta fries or even your potato fries. First the corn meal is cooked in water and milk and mixed herbs and then cooled, cut into fries and then baked.
These fries have a crisp out and very soft inner, making them absolutely delicious.
Did You know :Polenta contains both protein and fiber to help a person feels full. It helps to keep your digestive system working properly. Polenta is also gluten free and hence is a good option for people looking at a gluten free diet. To top it all up polenta is also an excellent source of complex carbohydrates.
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- 1/2 cup Polenta
- 1-1/2 cups Water
- 1-1/2 cups Milk
- 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
- 1 teaspoon Mixed Herbs (Dried)
- 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
How to make Baked Polenta Fries Recipe
To begin making Baked Polenta Fries Recipes first heat a saucepan and add in the milk and the water. Bring it to a boil and then add the polenta.
Stir and cook till the water in the polenta evaporates and the polenta is cooked through. This will take about 10 minutes.
Add in the butter and mixed herbs and stir and switch the heat off.
Meanwhile grease a small baking tray 4 by 4 inch, and arrange the polenta on the greased tray. the polenta layer should be about half inch thick. Cover with a cling film and place it in the freezer for an hour to chill and become firm.
Preheat the Oven to 220 C .
Slice chilled and firm polenta into strips and line on a greased baking sheet.
Brush olive oil on the top of the polenta fries and bake for 25 minutes till you get a nice golden brown crust on the polenta fries. You can additional sprinkle some black pepper or red chilli flakes to give it a spice.