Sauerkraut balls

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Overview
I got this idea from a Facebook group moderated by my godmother. I love them, but my mother’s not so sure! They’re a bit fiddly, so don’t go too nuts making hundreds – save that effort for the pīragi!

Time
Cook time 3 – 4 minutes per batch.

Ingredients
350g prepared Latvian-style sauerkraut
125g cream cheese
2 TB breadcrumbs
2 TB parsley
1 ts mustard

½ cup plain flour
¼ ts ground pepper

2 eggs
splash of milk

¾ cup commercial breadcrumbs

Equipment
Deep fryer

Method
1 – Combine warm or hot sauerkraut with cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley and mustard. Chill.

2 – Roll chilled mix into balls.

3 – Dip into flour mixture, then egg mixture, then breadcrumbs.

4 – Heat oil to highest temperature.

5 – Deep fry in batches for 3 – 4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.