Parmesan Cheese Puffs

A very quick and good appetizer.

Original recipe makes 20 puffs


2 egg whites
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
5 cups oil for deep frying

  • PREP

    12 mins

  • COOK

    3 mins


    30 mins


  1. Heat oil in a heavy pot or deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium glass or metal bowl, whip egg whites until they just hold a stiff peak. Fold in Parmesan cheese until evenly distributed. Form level teaspoons of batter into balls.
  3. Fry balls a few at a time, turning once until crisp and golden. Using a slotted spoon, remove puffs from oil and place onto paper towels to drain.


Calories: 144 kcal
Carbohydrates: 0.5 g
Cholesterol: 9 mg
Fat: 13.9 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 4.6 g
Sodium: 164 mg