Deep Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

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I have been playing around with this recipe since I was a teen. I love to make these for friends and they say they are better than the restaurant version. Stacey

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  • add   1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • add   16 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • add   2/3 cup flour
  • add   1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • add   3 large eggs
  • add   1/3 cup cornstarch
  • add   1/8 teaspoon salt
  • add   1 1/2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • add   1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • add   1/2 cup water
  • add   1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Mix together the eggs and water, set aside.
  2. combine the Italian bread crumbs, garlic powder, dried oregano and dried parsley.
  3. salt and pepper to taste.
  4. in a separate container, mix flour and cornstarch.
  5. cut mozzarella cheese into any desired shape, rectangle strips are traditional.
  6. One at a time, dip mozarella slices into the egg mixture, then the breadcrumbs, then the flour.
  7. fry sticks at 375 F until golden brown and serve with desired dipping sauce.