Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella Sticks

5 from 2 votes
If you love fried mozzarella you won’t be able to resist this tasty, flavoursome mozzarella sticks recipe. It's really simple to make mozzarella sticks at home. They are a fantastic party side dish or snack and are a hit with the guests.

Stringy mozzarella coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried until crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. Snacks don’t get any cheesier or more delicious than this.

There are not many things more delicious than freshly made homemade Mozzarella Sticks. Store-bought ready-made foods are convenient, but they will never compare to the flavour and crunch of your own homemade mozzarella sticks.

No sleepover was complete without mozzarella sticks when I was a kid.

Mozzarella sticks are extremely simple to make and are perfect for late-night snacks.

This recipe uses simple ingredients to produce deliciously cheesy and golden goodness and this homemade recipe also achieves the crunchy-creamy texture and cheesy-herby flavour perfectly.

If you’re short on time, this recipe is made just for you. If you like fried mozzarella, you’ll love this tasty, flavourful mozzarella stick recipe.

They’re delicious, easy to make, and far superior to their freezer section counterparts, no more grabbing a frozen bag from the supermarket.

My breading technique results in perfectly crispy golden sticks, they can also be eaten immediately or frozen for later use.

This delicious recipe is made with only a few ingredients which you probably have in your kitchen.

Make this popular appetiser at home! The outside is crispy, golden brown, and filled with rich, gooey melted cheese.

The first bite has a deliciously crispy outer coating, followed by a surprisingly soft, gooey, and cheesy centre. Serve with a homemade marinara sauce for an appetiser that the entire family will enjoy!

Making homemade cheese sticks couldn’t be easier, and they’re the perfect party snack.

Mozzarella Sticks are a simple, classic appetiser that everyone enjoys! The warm melted cheese is encased in savoury breading, which prevents it from oozing out while being fried to crispy, golden perfection.

Cheese is coated in seasoned breadcrumbs and deep-fried until golden brown and crispy in this recipe for mozzarella sticks. A fun and easy appetiser that tastes better than anything you’d get at a restaurant.

This traditional appetiser consists of mozzarella cheese sticks coated in seasoned Italian breadcrumbs and deep-fried until golden brown.

Cheese sticks with other coatings, such as panko crumbs or batter, are available on occasion.

We can’t stop ourselves from dipping these mozzarella sticks in marinara sauce.

While marinara is the most traditional dipping sauce, ranch dressing, chipotle mayo, remoulade, or garlic aioli can also be served on the side and any other sauce of your choice.

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Mozzarella Sticks

by Nabeela Kauser
If you love fried mozzarella you won’t be able to resist this tasty, flavoursome mozzarella sticks recipe. It's really simple to make mozzarella sticks at home. They are a fantastic party side dish or snack and are a hit with the guests.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 6
Calories 401 kcal



  • Cut the mozzarella cheese block into 4cm x 1cm thin sticks.
  • Pour the flour into a bowl with salt and garlic powder and mix together.
  • In a separate bowl, crack the eggs and whisk.
  • In a third bowl, pour the breadcrumb and Italian seasoning and mix.
  • Dredge the mozzarella sticks in the flour, shake off any excess flour, then dip into the egg and then press into the breadcrumbs to coat properly.
  • Set aside on parchment paper and freeze for 2 hours.
  • Fill a large pot with vegetable oil and heat up over a medium high heat.
  • Working in batches, fry the mozzarella, turning frequently until it is golden brown, around 2–3 mins. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel.
  • Fry the sticks until golden brown.
  • Serve hot and enjoy with marinara sauce.


Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.


Calories: 401kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 25gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 727mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 648IUVitamin C: 0.01mgVitamin D: 1µgCalcium: 481mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cheese, Food, Kids Snacks, Mozzarella, Party Food, Recipe, Snack
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