Czech Fried Cheese (Syr Smazeny)

Czech Fried Cheese (Syr Smazeny)

This Czech recipe for fried cheese or syr smazeny is a popular street food made with Edam, Swiss, or Gouda cheese and can be a vegetarian main course.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Sprinkle cheese with optional salt, if desired.
  3. Step 3

    Dredge slices in flour, then in beaten egg, and finally in breadcrumbs, making sure cheese slices are completely covered.
  4. Step 4

    Pan fry quickly in hot oil or shortening until golden brown. Serve immediately.