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Mozzarella Sticks

5 from 1 vote
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breaded cheese, cheese snack, cheese sticks, mozarella, mozarella stick recipe, mozarella sticks, pan fried cheese, pan fried cheese sticks
Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Author: Olive
You can make a batch of these and store in the freezer. Serve it your favorite marinara sauce for a delicious gooey snack.
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  • Put flour and bread crumbs in separate rimmed plates or shallow bowls.
  • Add 1/2 tsp of garlic salt on flour.
  • Put 1/2 tsp garlic salt and 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes on bread crumbs. Mix well.
  • Beat egg in a shallow bowl and season with 1/4 tsp garlic salt .
  • Peel string cheese.
  • Line up the bowls or dishes as follows - string cheese, flour, egg, bread crumbs then empty plate at the end for a smooth flow of work.
  • First, dredge the string cheese in the seasoned flour with one hand then dip it in the beaten egg with the other hand and using the same hand you use with flour, roll the cheese sticks into the bread crumbs and coat evenly .
  • Repeat with the remaining cheese.
  • Repeat the process again of dipping the string cheese in flour, egg, bread crumbs for the second coating.
  • Put breaded cheese stick in the freezer for at least an hour before frying.
  • When ready to cook, heat a frying pan with 1/2 cup to a cup of cooking oil and heat over medium high heat.
  • When oil is hot, carefully lay mozarella sticks one at a time in the pan to fry. Cook until golden in color.
  • Serve with your favorite marinara sauce. Enjoy


Double the recipe for breading if making more than a dozen of mozarella sticks.
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