Cassava Pasta Coxinha
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Boiled and mashed cassava
Butter or margarine
Salt and spices
Stuffing Shredded chicken with cream cheese, however you can use the stuffing of your choice.
Milk for breading
In a large pan, place the cassava, salt, spices, butter and wheat flour.
Cook for 15 minutes over medium heat, until the dough completely separates from the bottom of the pan.
Note: if the dough is too soft, add more flour. Turn off the heat and wait for it to cool.
With the cold dough, transfer to a floured work surface and knead it until it becomes a smooth and soft dough.
Take small portions of the dough, open, fill and shape.
For breading : dip in iced milk and breadcrumbs .
Fry in hot oil.
Use a paper towel to soak up the post-frying oil. And serve.
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