These cheesy fried mashed potato balls are the perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes, transforming last night’s side dish into a crispy, craveable appetizer!

For todays Recipe, Transforming the potato to Easy Appetizer Cheesy Fried Mashed Potato balls.


3 potatoes
chives or scallions
grated cheddar cheese
garlic powder
a large egg
all purpose flour
panko breadcrumbs
salt + pepper


In the Medium Pot, Put the Cut Potatoes And Boil Between 20 to 25mins, Make sure you add a little bit of salt for the salty taste To check the potatoes doneness, insert a knife into one. If it slides in without much effort, you’re good to go!

Smash the potatoes And put all the ingredients, and then put in to fridge about 2 to 3 hours, and then after that, make a round shape for the mashed potato and ready to fry Heat about 2-3 inches of oil to 375℉. Carefully drop in the mashed potato balls into the hot oil, frying just 3-4 at a time.

Fry each batch for 2-3 minutes or until they are fully browned and crispy. Use the slotted spoon to remove from the oil and place on a paper towel lined baking sheet to drain. Repeat with the remaining mashed potato balls, And for the dip sauce use Mayonaise and minced garlic combined and salt to taste, So easy And Ready to Serve.