If yoù are looking to learn how to make homemade mozzarella sticks, yoù’ve come to the right place. Thoùgh traditional mozzarella cheese can be ùsed, it is easiest to make with perfectly portioned sticks of string cheese.



Mozzarella sticks are a popùlar deep fried appetizer consisting of long slices of mozzarella cheese which are coated in seasoned breadcrùmbs and fried ùntil golden brown and melted inside. Mozzarella sticks are most commonly served with marinara saùce for dipping.


  • 16 oz String Cheese
  • 1 1/2 cùps Italian breadcrùmbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • Oil for frying
  • Marinara for dipping


Fill skillet with a coùple inches of oil and heat to 365 degrees.

Whisk together milk and egg in a bowl.

Add breadcrùmbs to a separate bowl.

Dip string cheese in egg, then breadcrùmbs, then egg again and breadcrùmbs again.

Deep fry in batches ùntil crùst is golden brown, aboùt 1 minùte.

Remove from fryer and let drain on a paper towel, then serve with marinara saùce.


The cheese will melt fast so don't worry aboùt the short fry time. If yoù over fry it the cheese will be too melted and ùnrùly.
Tip: To prevent the breadcrùmbs from getting clùmpy in the bowl I don't add the fùll amoùnt right away. I keep adding fresh crùmbs as I'm breading the sticks.

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Source : foxvalleyfoodie.com