Fried Tortellini Recipe

    10 Servings


  • 1 19 ounce package Frozen Cheese Tortellini
  • 1 Egg, Beaten
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 cups Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Granulated Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 4 cups Oil, For frying
  • Marinara Sauce, Or ranch dressing, for dipping


  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions and drain. Set aside.
  2. Combine egg and milk in a small bowl.
  3. Combine panko breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt into a zip top bag.
  4. Dip several tortellini into egg mixture and toss into bag with bread crumb mixture. Shake to coat and set aside in a single layer. Repeat with remaining tortellini.
  5. Add oil to a heavy saucepan and heat oil to 350 degrees.
  6. Fry in small batches, turning to cook on both sides, about 1 minute. Remove to a paper towel lined tray to drain.
  7. Serve immediately with marinara or ranch dressing. 


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Author: Milisa Armstrong
Recipe Yields: 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 47
Calories 242

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 398mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 9g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Milisa Armstrong

About Milisa

Miss is a Southern girl through and through, which you know after about five seconds on her blog, Miss in the Kitchen. She's sharing her love of all things deep fried with us on Food Fanatic.