Between coring out the kielbasa and pulling them out of the oil, I got so busy that I didn't stop to take any photos, sorry =\

Here's the recipe as best as I can remember it.  
  1. Cook bacon strips in a foil-lined oven-safe tray for about 5 minutes at 400F
  2. Cut kielbasa into widths the size of the bacon strips.
  3. Holding two steak knives side-by-side, stab the center of each kielbasa chunk, rotate the chunk and stab again to punch out the center.
  4. Fill the hole with the string cheese.
  5. Fill the pot with cooking oil so that it's about 2-3in deep.  Heat it to about 375F (turned out to be setting #4 on my stove).
  6. Mix dry ingredients in mixing bowl:
    - 1 cup flour
    - Grated parmesan cheese (to taste)
    - Creole seasoning (to taste)
  7. Add 1 egg and about 1 cup of milk to the mixing bowl.  I eyeballed the milk so that the mixture was about the same thickness as pancake mixture.
  8. Wrap the cooked bacon around the cheese-stuffed kielbasa chunks.  Keep the bacon in place with a toothpick and leave about 1/4in of the toothpick sticking out so you can hold on to it.
  9. Cover each kielbasa chunk in the batter and drop it in the hot oil.
  10. When the batter turns brown-ish, it's ready, take it out.

If I were to do it again, I'd try oven-frying it instead of deep-frying to get the cheese to melt better.


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