Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Kim D.

Great appetizer and popular with both children and adults.

Top Review by Stefanie828

LOOOOVE it!! I was surprised how easy it was. I stuck the sliced cheese into the freezer to let it harden up before I put the breading on. Trust me, this did not last 5 minutes after it was put on the kitchen table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut mozzarella cheese into sticks (approximately 3*1/2*1/2-inches).
  2. Place flour in one bowl, the egg in another bowl and the bread crumbs and oregano in another bowl.
  3. Dredge each piece of cheese into flour to coat.
  4. Dip floured cheese stick into egg, then dredge in bread crumb mixture.
  5. Place on a plate in a single layer.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. In a large skillet, heat olive oil or shortening, 1/2-inch deep to 350°F.
  8. Fry mozzarella sticks a few pieces at a time until browned on all sides (about 3 minutes).
  9. Drain on paper towels.
  10. Serve hot with lemon wedges or marinara sauce for dipping.
  11. ~NOTE~ Preparation time includes 1 hour refrigeration time.

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