I had the idea for a chikn sandwich and was hoping it’d turn out great on the first try. This is how it turned out:
I liked eating the sandwich, I’ve got no problem finishing off the leftovers but I think I’d like to tweak it some more before actually posting the recipe for it. I loved the ooey gooey cheese and the feel of the mushrooms, onion and seitan but even with a sriracha mayo, pepper Jack cheese and pickled jalapeño slices, I just wasn’t getting any heat from this ! I guess the bread and provolone cheese balanced out the heat more than I thought it would.
I thought it would be fun to share a fried food every Friday, a sort of “Fry-day Friday”. Today I tried out delish’s “Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites“. Not having much experience frying, this felt like it was a bit of work but after biting into one of these, it was all worth it ! The cheese gets all melted and gooey (as you can tell in the second picture), there’s some nice heat from the jalapeño and the pepperjack cheese I used in place of the Monterey Jack, and the panko I used when I realized I forgot to buy plain bread crumbs probably gave this recipe a crispier texture than the bread crumbs would have. These bites can stand on their own but dipping them into some ranch takes it to the next level of deliciousness !
If there’s one part of this that I couldn’t deliver on as well as I’d hope, it’s the part where they tell you to shape the balls of cheese and squeeze tight. I really thought I had but when it came time to fry them, some of the balls started to look a bit more… patty shaped. Thankfully they were still just as delicious, just in a different shape.
I really do hope you try these out for yourself, they would make a great gameday snack or general party food !
Legally, I have to mention that I wasn’t paid in any way to mention delish.