Using a deep fat fryer to fry the fritters, heat the canola oil
to 350 degrees F.
Mix the ham with the cooled grits. Portion with a small ice cream scoop
(1/2 ounce or 1 tablespoon) and level. Insert a cube
of cheese into the scoop and form a ball around the cheese
. Roll into an even sphere shape with your hands.
the spheres lightly with flour and then deep fry
until golden brown.
Cook's Note: Fry and taste 1 before creating an entire batch to make sure the seasoning is right.
Add kosher salt, as needed. Place the fritters on parchment or paper towels to drain
. Serve hot.
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