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Sunday, 5 January 2014

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food



Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip

I love to push the boundaries as to how versatile the simple breadcrumb is, there are endless possibilities and this one of them.
Sweet hot bendable chilli discs, cooled off with a soft cheese and parsley cream dip.

You will need
Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food 
160 Gm – Fresh Breadcrumbs
1 – Egg (beaten)
100 Gm – Ketchup
1 table spoon – Muscovado Sugar
20 Ml - Soy Sauce
1 clove – Garlic (crushed)
3 – Hot Red Chillis (finely chopped)
120 Ml - Cream
100 Gm - Soft cheese
1 table spoon – Fresh Parsley (finely chopped)
A little olive oil
Oil for deep frying

Heat a little olive oil in a pan and fry the chilli and garlic on a medium heat for about 5 minutes.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food
Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food








Add the Soy Sauce and Ketchup, mix well and simmer for 10 minutes on a low heat.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food


Place the breadcrumbs in a mixing bowl, add the egg and knead well until it’s like dry dough.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food
Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food








Now add the chilli mixture and mix well (if the mixture is too wet just add more breadcrumbs) then put in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food


Take the mix out of the fridge and roll out between 2 sheets of cling film to about 2 – 3 Ml thick.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food
Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food








Use a pastry cutter or small glass about 5 Cm across and cut out your discs.
Heat the oil for deep frying to 180°c and deep fry in small batches for no longer than 30 seconds take out with a slotted spoon and set aside.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food


The cream cheese dip

Melt the soft cheese in a pan, add the parsley and cream and  mix well then simmer for 5 minutes on a medium heat.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food
Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food








Allow to cool, place into a bowl and put in the fridge until cold.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food



Serve the dippers with the dip for a delightful snack or party food.

Sweet Chilli Dippers with Cream Cheese Dip ~ Simple Food