Saturday, July 25, 2009

Chef Chuck's Fried Mozzarella Sticks

Bastoncini di Mozzarella Fritti


Fried mozzarella sticks, has a buttery crunch flavor plus a saltiness from the proscuitto ham, which makes a perfect appetizer. A quality cheese is a must for this recipe. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce for dipping.

Fried Mozzarella Sticks
mozzarella
thin slices of prosciutto
1/2 cup flour
2 eggs
panko breadcrumbs
salt
canola oil for frying

In a small heavy saucepan, heat 3 inches of oil to 350 degrees, meanwhile cut mozzarella to 1/2 inch square sticks and about 3 inches long. Wrap proscuitto around cheese dip in flour, egg, then breadcrumbs. Fry 2 to 3 at a time, until golden brown, be sure to maintain 350 degrees. Place on paper towels and salt.

8 comments:

  1. MMMMMM,...what lovely & tasty looking appetizers!!

    Yummie!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Everybody's favorite but you managed to take it up a notch with that prosciutto.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hi Ciao Chow Linda, Thank You! :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love the prosciutto and the use of the panko! I wish I had one of these right now! The breading looks so crunchy!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Total comfort food! I love recipes such as this.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi Michele, That they were, please try one day!! Thank You :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. Hello Brigett, Hope all is well! Comfort it is!
    Thank You :)

    ReplyDelete