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The New Fried Burger Mashup You Need In Your Life

The best Brazilian snack ever + a burger. Are you feelin' it?

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But you maybe don't know about coxinha (pronounced co-sheen-ya), a traditional Brazilian snack of fried dough that's filled with juicy, shredded chicken. Nigella tried it last year and fell in love right away.

Me with coxinha in Bella Paulista: midnight feast of joy

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Me with coxinha in Bella Paulista: midnight feast of joy

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4. Use a separate small piece of dough to make the traditional coxinha tip and top one of the buns with this, then dip them into an egg mixture, then into the bread crumbs.

5. Heat enough vegetable oil over medium heat in a saucepan to just cover the buns. When the oil is about 350ºF (approximately 4 minutes), fry the buns for 2 minutes.

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They will look prettier and turn out better if you don't try to fry both at once, but do them separately.

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So how can we turn this recipe into something even more irresponsible? By ADDING BACON, of course.

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Feel free to add mayo, ketchup, mustard, tomatoes, lettuce... But remember: It will be a lot harder to eat it without a knife and fork.

Did you like it? Cook it and post a photo of it on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with the hashtag #coxinhaburger.

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