Balote di Seirass


  • 600 g Seirass
  • 150 g plain white flour
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 1 whole egg and 3 yolks
  • 150 g of lady fingers
  • Cinnamon
  • Oil for frying


  • 1

    Place the Seirass in a container and mix with a fork to obtain a smooth and even mixture. Add the sugar, flour, a pinch of cinnamon and three egg yolks. Mix thoroughly and leave to rest in the fridge for two hours.

  • 2

    Crumble the lady fingers, the flour, and a whole beaten egg into three separate bowls.

    Use the Seirass mixture to make walnut size balls - "balote".
    Roll them in flour, then the egg and then the lady finger crumbs, then arrange the balote on a tray until all the mixture has been used. Leave the Seirass balote in the fridge for at least thirty minutes.

  • 3

    Heat plenty of oil in a pan, then fry the Seirass balote a few at a time, take care to turn them frequently to obtain an even golden colour.
    Drain the Seirass balote and place them on absorbent paper.

  • 4

    Sprinkle some sugar onto a tray and roll the hot Seirass balote in it. 

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