Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella sticks are cheese coated in flour, eggs, and seasoned breadcrumbs, then deep fried until golden brown and crispy. It is one of America's favorite cheesy snacks!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 1501 kcal


  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese cut into strips 
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  • Cut the mozzarella cheese into strips.
  • Beat the eggs and water together.
  • Dredge the stick with flour, then dip in egg and then roll it into bread crumbs.
  • Dredge the stick in egg and bread crumbs again.
  • Freeze for 6 to 12 hours before frying.
  • Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Cook 4 sticks at a time for about 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove sticks from heat and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with sauce for dipping if desired.



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Calories: 1501kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 33gFat: 138gSaturated Fat: 33gPolyunsaturated Fat: 64gMonounsaturated Fat: 33gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 171mgSodium: 941mgPotassium: 194mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 887IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 638mgIron: 3mg
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