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Cashew Encrusted ButterkaseMake the cheese course fun by serving it fried with nuts, with baby salad greens. Photography courtesy of Roth Käse.

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August 2008
November 2009

Product Reviews / Main Nibbles / Cheese

Summer Cheese Recipes

Page 2: Cashew Encrusted Butterkäse (Fried Butter
Cheese)

 

This is Page 2 of a six-part article, of cheese recipes that can be enjoyed any time of year! Click the links navigate among the recipes.

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Cashew Encrusted Butterkäse

The second recipe in our “summer cheese special” was developed by Chef/Owner Jose Gutierrez of Encore restaurant in Memphis. This makes a most tempting cheese course: a rectangle of cashew-encrusted cheese, lightly fried, topped with refreshing baby salad greens and dressed with a pineapple wine sauce.

Butterkäse (“butter cheese”) is traditionally made in Germany and Austria, in both loaf and wheel shapes. It is a mild, creamy, semisoft cheese with a buttery taste and color. It is very good with a glass of beer. Buy extra to enjoy on sandwiches, burgers, melts and with charcuterie or fruit. If you can’t find Butterkäse, you can substitute Havarti. Chardonnay or Pilsner beer are good pairings.

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Pineapple Wine Sauce

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup sweet vermouth
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Salt to taste

Cashew Encrusted Butterkäse

  • 4 3-ounce slices butterkäse
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup cashews, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
  • 6 ounces mixed baby greens
Butterkase
Roth Käse Butterkäse is available from
iGourmet.com.

 

Preparation

Pineapple Wine Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer.
    Simmer to reduce by half.
  2. Strain sauce through a fine sieve.

Cashew Encrusted Butterkäse

  1. Dust butterkäse with flour and dip in egg. Repeat.
  2. Dip cheese in cashews, coating evenly. Lightly press cashews into cheese.
    Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet and sauté cheese on both sides until lightly browned
    (approximately 3 to 5 minutes each side).
  4. For service, top cashew-encrusted butterkäse with mixed baby greens. Drizzle
    with pineapple wine sauce.

 

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Recipe © copyright Roth Käse USA. Additional material © Copyright 2005- 2014 Lifestyle Direct, Inc. All rights reserved. Photos are copyright of their respective owners.



 



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