Surullitos de Maiz (Cornmeal Sticks)

Surullitos de Maiz (Cornmeal Sticks)

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"Fried corn sticks are a common appetizer here in Puerto Rico. Although time consuming, it is well worth the effort. Be sure to eat them immediately. I find that once the corn sticks have gone cold, they are about as tasty as cold French fries."

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  • Calories:
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 25.5 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 795 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the water and salt in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat, and stir in the cornmeal and sugar. Return to medium heat, and cook stirring constantly until the mixture pulls away from the sides of the pan. Remove from heat, and stir in the Edam cheese until well blended.
  2. Roll tablespoonfuls of the cornmeal mixture into balls. Then roll the balls into small fat sticks about 3 inches long. In a medium bowl, mix together the ketchup and mayonnaise to make the dipping sauce. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Carefully place some of the corn sticks into the oil so they are not crowded. Fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from hot oil, and drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with the sauce.
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GREAT recipe! Very tasteful! :) One thing to improve it: when you make the sticks, roll them in raw cornmeal (the same you just used!) before frying. This way, they won't stick and they will b...

Maybe it was my mistake but this recipe disintegrated in my frier. Next I tried to pan fry and had the same mess. Seems to me, it needs a bonding agent. Maybe someone else will have better re...

Yum! Instead of frying I baked, and instead of rolling little cigars I rolled the dough flat and cut fries out using a pizza slicer. This worked fairly well, but I needed quite a bit of flour ...