Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Recipe by Kim D.
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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