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Cheesy mashed potato bites

Swayampurna Singh
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Cheesy mashed potato bites RECIPE

Cheesy mashed potato bites are the perfect way to use your leftover mashes potatoes and turn them into a super delicious snack that will leave everyone wanting for more. Perfect for parties and rainy evenings, these delicious bites of leftover mashed potatoes are stuffed with three kinds of cheese, crumbed in a flavored Panko and deep fried!! Served as a naanwich with some honey lime grilled pineapples. This recipe has been inspire by Damn Delicious.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • American
  • Grilling
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For the mashed potato bites: Mashed potatoes - 1 cup (leftover, see recipe for mashed potatoes in the post)
  2. Red onion - 1, chopped very fine
  3. ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  4. 1 cube parmesan cheese,
  5. grated 3 tbsp mozzarella cheese
  6. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  7. 2 green chillies, deseeded (if desired) and chopped fine
  8. ½ teaspoon black pepper
  9. ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  10. For the coating: 1large egg, beaten .
  11. 1½ cups Panko breadcrumbs
  12. Italian seasoning - 2 tsp
  13. Red chilli powder ½ tsp (optional)
  14. Black pepper ½ tsp (optional)
  15. garlic salt as desired, start with less since cheese has enough salt
  16. For the honey line pineapple: Pineapple cubes - 12
  17. honey - 2 tbsp
  18. Juice of 1½ lime
  19. Green chili - 1,
  20. chopped ginger ½ inch, grated
  21. olive oil - 1 tsp
  22. Naan: Recipe given in the post


  1. Start by marinating the pineapple in the ingredients listed and leave it for 4 hrs minimum. To make the mashed potato bites: Heat vegetable oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes and all the other ingredients listed above under the "for the mashed potato bites"
  3. In a plate, mix the panko with the seasoning. Set aside. In another bowl, mix the egg thoroughly to make a egg wash.
  4. Now make small 1 inch balls of the dough, try and make them all of same size.
  5. For the coating: Working with one at a time, dip the balls into the egg wash, remove and out into the panka, dredge it on all sides with panko thoroughly.
  6. Cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  7. For the grilled pineapple: Thread the marinated pineapple and grill for 4-5 mins. Remove and keep aside.
  8. To serve: Make the naan, add some potato bites on the naan, 3 pineapple, some pickled onion and tomato. Drizzle some sriracha and honey mustard mayo , fold and serve. Enjoy.

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Taruna Bhatia
Taruna Bhatia   Sep-29-2016

Kanak Patel
Kanak Patel   Aug-04-2016

Simply awesome

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