Old Fashioned Fried Milk Recipe

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Fried milk is a popular Cantonese dessert. The pudding-like milk filling is soft, creamy, & sweet, and coated by a golden và crispy panko crust.

Often served with sweetened condensed milk, deep fried milk is one of the must-orders when Chinese people go khổng lồ Cantonese style dim sum restaurants.

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With this simple recipe, you don’t need to lớn feel guilty for dumping leftover expiring milk anymore.

*Note that I meant “expiring milk” not “expired milk”. If your milk starts khổng lồ smell bad, the heating process might kill bacteria, but won’t remove the acid or the unpleasant smell. You can probably water your plants with expired milk lớn help them grow stronger.

Tips for Making Fried Milk

1. Plan ahead

Before you start khổng lồ cook the milk, brush the container with a thin layer ofneutral oil(or melted butter), so that you will be able khổng lồ unmold the milk filling easier later.

And remember that you will need to lớn rest the milk filling in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours until it’s fully set. Don’t wait until your guests are hungry khổng lồ start cooking.


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2. Fried milk can be vegan friendly

You can substitute the milk in this recipe with any type of plant based milk, such as such as coconut milk, oat milk, soymilk …)

When stirred & heated, the cornstarch will be able khổng lồ firm almost all kinds of liquid into a pudding-like solid filling.

You can even try frying water with this method if you don’t mind its bland taste.

If you want to avoid eating eggs, you can substitute the eggs with plant based yogurt, mashed bananas, or chia water mixture (see more” vegan egg wash substitutes” here).


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3. Wet Hand, Dry Hand Methodmakes you a cleaner cook

When making fried milk, we will be using the standard three-step breading procedure (cornstarch, eggs, then bread crumbs) lớn create a crispy out layer.

But how often do you end up getting sticky & messy hands when you dip your fingertips into these wet và dry ingredients?


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Caren white from America’s kiểm tra Kitchen introduced this “wet hand/dry hand” method lớn keep yourbreading procedure neat & clean:

“Use your wet hand for wet ingredientsyour dry hand for dry ingredients.”

Specifically,

1.Using right hand (your “dry hand”), coat your food with cornstarch.

2.Use right hand (your “dry hand”) to lớn gently drop the food into the eggs. Using yourlefthand (your “wet hand”), evenly coat the food with eggs.

3.Use left hand (your “wet hand”) khổng lồ gently drop the food into the bread crumbs. Using right hand (your “dry hand”), coat with bread crumbs.

4. Use right hand (your “dry hand”) to place the coated food on a dry plate. Repeat with the remaining pieces.


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4. Best oil for deep fried milk

Vegetable oil, canola oil, & corn oil have high smoke points, neutralflavors, và reasonable prices. So I always choose from one of them for deep fried food.

Peanut oil also has a high smoke point (around 450˚F), but it has a strong peanut flavor which can be unpleasantly obvious in a dessert lượt thích fried milk. But peanut oil are perfect for making deep fried meat dishes if you like its smell & taste.

Butter & olive oil‘s smoke points (302˚F and 375˚F) are too low to deep fry food.


5. How khổng lồ store fried milk

You can premake thepudding-like milk filling, keep it in a sealed container, & refrigerate it for up to lớn 3 days.

When you are ready to cook, simply take out the milk filling, cut, coat, & fry it.

But only fry what you can eat. Fried milk won’t taste crunchy anymore after refrigeration.

6. Air fryer fried milk

The purpose of deep frying the milk cubes is lớn melt the milk filling a bit so that it’s creamy và soft, và to create a crispy outside layer.

Although this deep frying procedure won’t make your fried milk taste oily or greasy, I totally understand it if you still prefer air frying for health reasons.

To make fried milk with an air fryer: You can spray the air fryer basket and the breaded milk pieces with a thin layer of oil spray, air fry at 350 ˚F for 10 minutes, pause to lớn flip the milk cubes, air fry at 350 ˚F for 5 khổng lồ 10 more minutes until light golden.


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Fried Milk vs Leche Frita

Leche frita(can be literally translated as “fried milk” in Spanish) is a classic Spanish dessert which is different but very similar to Chinese fried milk.

Although the origination of leche frita is uncertain, leche frita recipes include the steps of thickening the milk with flour, and seasoning the fried milk with sugar và cinnamon.

Chinese fried milk (炸鲜奶 in Chinese) was originated from Guangdong, where people are not used to lớn adding cinnamon into their desserts. At the same time, sweetened condensed milk is one of the most often used sauce in Cantonese desserts, such as Hong Kong style French toast, Hong Kong milk tea, & Hong Kong Egg Tarts.


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Chinese Fried Milk with Sweetened Condensed Milk

In conclusion, Spanish leche frita uses flour while Chinese fried milk uses cornstarch to thicken the milk. And Spanish leche frita uses cinnamon while Chinese fried milk uses sweetened condensed milk khổng lồ season the finished dessert.

I personally don’t really care whether people think fried milk is a Chinese dish or Spanish dish.

I found it really cool to find out that our ancients from different cultures figured out so many similar methods to lớn make delicious foods. We may not know each other’s language, but we can definitely communicate through similar cooking methods và foods!


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See Leche Frita recipe from the Spruce Eats

EQUIPMENT you will need:

INGREDIENTS

For making the milk filling400gmilk(Or plant based milk, such as coconut milk, oat milk, soymilk …)50gcornstarch40gsugar(Can also use sugar substitute)For making the crunchy coating½cupcornstarch2eggsOthersvegetable or canola oil(For deep frying)

Step-by-step INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Brush arectangle containerwith a thin layer ofneutral oil(or melted butter).


2. địa chỉ cửa hàng 400g milk, 50g cornstarch, and 40g sugar to a small saucepot. Stir until cornstarch has dissolved.

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3. Turn on the heat tomedium-high, continuously stir the milk mixture for about 5 minutesuntil it’s simmering. Reduce the heat tomedium-low, keep stirring for about 3 minutesuntil it’s thickened to lớn a Greek-yogurt-like texture(creamy but nearly solid).

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4. Pour in the milk mixture to the oil-greased container.Let cool to room temperature.


5. Cover with its lid or food wrap, keepin the refrigerator for at least 2 hoursor overnight.


6. Remove the lid, flip the container upside down, and transfer the milk pudding to lớn a cutting board.


7. Cutthe milk pudding into 12 equal kích cỡ cuboids, about 2.5 x 1 x 1 inch each.


8. Whisk2 eggsin a small bowl. Place½ cup of cornstarchin a shallow bowl. Place1 cup ofpanko(or breadcrumbs) in another shallow bowl.

9. Lớn asmall saucepot, add about 1-inch ofvegetable or canola oil. Heat overmedium heatfor about 5 minutes.

10. Dredge each piece of milk pudding withcornstarch, dip intobeaten eggs, then coat withpanko. Place coated milk pudding on a plate, repeat with the remaining pieces.


11. Deep frycoated milk puddingover medium heat,2 to 4 pieces at a time, for about 2 ½ minutes until light golden. Gently push them with chopsticks so that they don’t stick lớn each other in the pot.


12. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towelto absorb excess oil. Repeat with the remaining pieces.


13. Serve warmwithsweetened condensed milk.


My other fried recipes you will also enjoy:

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Japanese fried chicken
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Bubble shrimps

Fried Milk


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Ms Shi and Mr He
Fried milk is a popular Cantonese dessert. The pudding-like milk filling is soft, creamy, and sweet. The outside layer is golden, crispy, and hot. Paired with some sweetened condensed milk, this dessert is a must-order when we go lớn a dim sum restaurant.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Refrigerating Time 1 hr 40 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine Asian, Cantonese, Chinese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 360 kcal

Equipment
Saucepot
Rectangle container (Mine was 7in x 5in.)

Ingredients
For making the milk filling400 g milk (Or plant based milk, such as coconut milk, oat milk, soymilk …)50 g cornstarch40 g sugar (Can also use sugar substitute)
For making the crunchy coating½ cup cornstarch2 eggs1 cup panko (or breadcrumbs)
Othersvegetable or canola oil (For deep frying)sweetened condensed milk (Optional as dipping sauce.)

Instructions
Add 400g milk, 50g cornstarch, and 40g sugar to a small saucepot. Stir until cornstarch has dissolved.
Turn on the heat to lớn medium-high, continuously stir the milk mixture for about 5 minutes until it's simmering. Reduce the heat to lớn medium-low, keep stirring for about 3 minutes until it's thickened to a Greek-yogurt-like texture (creamy but nearly solid).
Pour in the milk mixture to the oil-greased container. Let cool to lớn room temperature.
Cover with its lid or food wrap, keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Remove the lid, flip the container upside down, and transfer the milk pudding to lớn a cutting board.
Cut the milk pudding into 12 equal kích cỡ cuboids, about 2.5 x 1 x 1 inch each.
Deep fry coated milk pudding over medium heat, 2 lớn 4 pieces at a time, for about 2 ½ minutes until light golden. Gently push them with chopsticks so that they don't stick to lớn each other in the pot.
Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess oil. Repeat with the remaining pieces.
How to store fried milk
You can premake the pudding-like milk filling, keep it in the container, và refrigerate it for up lớn 3 days. When you are ready to cook, simply take out the milk filling, cut, coat, and fry it. But only fry what you can eat. Fried milk won't taste crunchy anymore after refrigeration.

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Keyword Chinese fried milk, deep fried milk, fried milk, leche frita

4 Comments


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Manajemen says:
October 28, 2022 at 9:29 am
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How about dipping it with chili sauce?


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Sana says:
October 30, 2022 at 10:52 am
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I tried it today, và it was amazing! Thanks a lot for sharing the recipe Ms Shi & Mr He!


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