Pho - Vietnamese Soup

Pho - Vietnamese Soup
One of our favorite dishes - Pho

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mozzarella Sticks

Fried mozzarella sticks are one of my weaknesses, especially when served with a tangy Marinara sauce.  I found this recipe online and couldn't wait to try it.  This is another recipe that will join our repertoire, because they were mouthwatering good!  My kids ate these up.  MS are great appetizers to serve while spending a Sunday afternoon watching football.  It's worth freezing them for at least 24 hours prior to frying.  

1 - 1/2 cups Italian-style dried breadcrumbs
1  cups freshly grated Parmesan
1 teaspoon salt
16 oz Precious mozzarella string cheese, each stick cut in half
4 large eggs, beaten to blend
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
4 cups Marinara Sauce

Stir the bread crumbs, 1 cup of Parmesan and 1 teaspoon of salt in a medium bowl to blend. Dip the cheese in the eggs to coat completely and allow the excess egg to drip back into the bowl. Coat the cheese in the bread crumb mixture, patting to adhere and coat completely. Place the cheese sticks on a baking sheet. Repeat dipping the cheese sticks in the egg and bread crumb mixture to coat a second time. Cover and freeze until frozen, about 2 hours and up to 2 days.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Working in batches, fry the cheese until golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Transfer the fried cheese to plates. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and serve with your favorite Marinara Sauce.  

It's good to serve in batches and keep the rest warm in the oven.

1 comment:

  1. this is awesome..I have another recipe like this bookmarked to make but yours sounds kids love these...thx :)