Spicy polenta wedges

Delicious Spicy polenta wedges Recipe

Polenta is made of ground cornmeal. It characteristically takes on the flavours with which it is is cooked. In this recipe it is lightly fried until it forms a golden coating.
Spicy polenta wedges
Prep Time : 0:15 | Cook Time : 2:30 | Total Time : 2:45 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 2 cups Massel chicken style liquid stock

  • 3/4 cup polenta

  • 2 small red chillies, deseeded, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 cup grated reduced-fat mozzarella cheese

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Step 1

    Grease a 20cm round (base) springform pan. Line base with baking paper. Place stock and 1 cup cold water in a saucepan over high heat. Cover. Bring to the boil. Add polenta. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 to 7 minutes or until polenta is thick.

  • Step 2

    Add chilli, herbs, garlic powder, paprika and cheese. Mix to combine. Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Smooth top. Cover. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Remove polenta from pan. Cut into 12 wedges.

  • Step 3

    Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook polenta for 3 to 4 minutes each side or until golden and heated through. Serve.

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