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Fried Mozzarella Cheese

This fried mozzarella is amazing with its golden brown crunchy crust with an ooey gooey center! Perfect for any and all occasions. 

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes


  • 1 Block Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 2 Each Eggs
  • 1 Cuo Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • Oil for frying
  • Parmesan Cheese For Garnish
  • Basil Leaves For Garnish


  1. 1. Slice block of mozzarella cheese into 1/4 inch thick rectangles. 

    2. Then slice each rectangle into squares and then again into rectangles.

    3. Get three bowls out. In the first add flour. In the second add the eggs and scramble. In the third add the panko bread crumbs, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Mix well.

    4. Bread each piece of cheese. Place in the flour. Shake it off. Place in egg making sure it’s completely covered. Lastly, Coat completely with the bread crumbs. 

    5. Place onto a sheet pan. Once all are breaded, put into the freezer for about 30 minutes. 

    6. Fill a medium sized sauce pan with about an inch of oil and bring to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Pull the breaded cheese out of the freezer and fry in batches. Don’t over crowd your pan. Fry for about 30 seconds to one minute each, until they’re golden brown. 

    7. Drain on a paper towel and serve immediately. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and basil. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces. 

    8. Enjoy!