Cheesy Chicken Fritters: A Crispy and Delicious Delight

These Cheesy Chicken Fritters are a fantastic way to enjoy tender chicken combined with the irresistible flavor of melted cheese, all in a crispy and golden-brown fritter. These fritters make for a tasty appetizer, snack, or even a main course when served with your favorite dipping sauce. Get ready to savor the crunchy goodness!


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Dipping sauce of your choice (e.g., ranch, barbecue, honey mustard)


1. Prepare the Chicken Mixture:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the chicken pieces, shredded cheddar cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, chopped onion, minced garlic, chopped fresh parsley, salt, and black pepper. Mix until all the ingredients are well combined.

2. Form the Fritters:

  • Scoop about 2-3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture and shape it into a small patty or fritter. Repeat until all the mixture is used up.

3. Coat the Fritters:

  • In a shallow dish, place the breadcrumbs.
  • In ano ther dish, beat the eggs

4. Bread the Fritters:

  • Dip each chicken fritter first into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off.
  • Then, coat it evenly with breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere.

5. Heat the Oil:

  • In a large skillet or frying pan, heat about 1/2 inch of vegetable oil over medium-high heat until it reaches 350°F (175°C).

6. Fry the Fritters:

  • Carefully place the breaded chicken fritters into the hot oil, ensuring not to overcrowd the pan.
  • Fry the fritters for about 3-4 minutes per side or until they are golden brown and cooked through.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer the fried fritters to a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.

7. Serve and Enjoy:

  • Serve your Cheesy Chicken Fritters hot, with your favorite dipping sauce on the side.

These crunchy and cheesy chicken fritters are ideal for snacking or serving as an appetizer at your next gathering. They’re a crowd-pleaser thanks to the tender chicken, cheddar cheese, and crispy breadcrumb coating. Enjoy them plain or dipped in your favorite sauce for an extra flavor boost.