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Fried Mozzarella Sticks

Fried Mozzarella Sticks ~ Cooking with Kids!

My little girls learned how to make these mozzarella sticks at their cooking school. So fun! They're easy to make, delicious, and a great recipe to invite the kiddos to help with. This and so many more recipes on www.orsoshesays.com!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 mozzarella sticks


  • 6 string cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 TBS water
  • 1 cup bread crumbs we like Panko!
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 TBS cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  1. Unwrap the string cheese and cut in half.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the eggs and water.
  3. In a second small bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, garlic salt, oregano, and basil.
  4. In a third small bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, and salt.
  5. In a saucepan, heat oil to about 375 degrees.
  6. Dip the halved mozzarella sticks in the egg mixture, then the flour mixture, then BACK into the egg mixture, and finally in the breadcrumb mixture.
  7. Repeat until all the string cheese is battered.
  8. Place cheese in hot oil and fry until golden brown on all sides.
  9. Remove with tongs and place on paper towel to drain.
  10. Dip in marinara sauce.