Mozzarella dippers served on a plate

Mozzarella sticks

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus 2 hrs freezing
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6

Serve these moreish mozzarella chips hot with your favourite dip. They make a great side dish or snack at a party and will go down a storm with guests

  • Freezable (before frying)
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal378
fat23g
saturates10g
carbs25g
sugars1g
fibre1g
protein18g
salt0.9g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cut the mozzarella into ‘chips’. Tip the flour into a bowl and season well. Whisk the eggs in a second bowl and tip the breadcrumbs, paprika and oregano into a third. Coat the mozzarella sticks in the flour, then the egg, then the breadcrumbs. Transfer to a parchment-lined tray and freeze for at least 2 hrs.

  • STEP 2

    Heat enough oil to come 2-3cm up the side of a saucepan. When hot, drop in a test chip – it should sizzle straight away and brown within a minute or two. The secret is to cook them long enough to crisp up the outside without letting the mozzarella ooze out – it may take you a few practice chips to get it right. Cook the chips in batches and drain on kitchen paper. Serve hot with your favourite dip.

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