Fried Tortellini Recipe - Food Fanatic

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. 
Fried tortellini photo