Italian Appetisers

How to make Grandma’s Italian Fried Polenta

The Italian fried Polenta. In the South of Italy called Sgagliozze. If you love Polenta,try this fantastic recipe!



SERVINGS: Serves 4


  • 2 cups water
  • 4 ½ oz corn flour
  • frying oil
  • salt



  1. Make the polenta by slowly pouring the cornmeal into boiling salted water (using a copper pot if possible).
  2. Let it cook for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon.
  3. When it’s done, pour the polenta into an oiled pan.
  4. Spread it out to a thickness of 3/8 inch (1 cm) and let it cool.
  5. When it’s thoroughly cooled, cut it into strips or triangles.
  6. Heat a large amount of oil in a pot.
  7. When it reaches a boil, fry the polenta slices until a golden crust forms.
  8. Remove them with a perforated spoon and place them on paper towels to dry.
  9. Sprinkle them with salt to taste and serve them very hot.



Source: Academia Barilla




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