Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks


"These fried cheese sticks are very easy to prepare and sooo good. Enjoy!"


30 m servings 400 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 400 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 19.4 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 805 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix the eggs and water.
  2. Mix the bread crumbs and garlic salt in a medium bowl. In a medium bowl, blend the flour and cornstarch.
  3. In a large heavy saucepan, heat the oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  4. One at a time, coat each mozzarella stick in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, then in the bread crumbs and finally into the oil. Fry until golden brown, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 668 Ratings


This was a MESS! I consulted with someone I know that works in an Itailan restaurant, and this is NOT the way you make them! All you need is a few beaten eggs, and some itailan flavored bread ...

One small tip. If you freeze the mozzarella sticks before coating and frying they will not melt in the hot fat.

These were delicious and not hard to make. My minor improvisations included: cutting the cheese sticks in half (so my 8 became 16) and using plain bread crumbs with about 2 tsps mixed Italian se...

Ok, I was a sceptic if this could be done at home! THANK YOU! I am a Happy Believer!!! I just finished making a batch of these and I am still smiling...WOW! This was SUPER! First to make it easy...

Great recipe! I have tried many and failed. Since Mozzarella is a soft cheese, it works better to freeze the cheese first before frying and it thaws perfectly without leaking. Let them sit befor...

This recipe was very tasty and worked out fairly well. However, you have to be sure to coat each mozzerella stick very well otherwise the cheese will melt and seep out into the oil. I breaded ea...

Terrific! I used not only mozarella, but also cheddar and pepper jack cheeses. I made these in the morning and then froze them. We used our Fry Daddy and they came out perfect. No leakage, just ...

Will never make this again

I luv these!!! I used a block of mozzerella cheese and cut it into sticks and I also double dipped them. As long as you don't over cook and make sure they are fully coated with the batter they...