You don't need to trek to your favorite trattoria to enjoy these – whip up a batch at home! Learn how to make mozzarella sticks from scratch at home with this Howcast guide.
You Will Need
* 1 16-ounce block mozzarella cheese
* 1 1/2 c olive oil
* 2 tbsp two-percent milk
* Two large eggs
* 1 1/2 c cornmeal mix
* Italian seasoning
* Marinara sauce
* Ranch sauce
* Honey mustard dressing
* A small kitchen knife
* A medium skillet
* A small mixing bowl
* A plate
* Paper towels
* A large platter
* A baking sheet
Step 1: Cut the block of mozzarella cheese
Cut the block of mozzarella cheese into strips that are about 1/2 inch wide and 4 to 5 inches long.
Step 2: Heat the oil
Heat 1 ½ cups olive oil in the skillet on medium to high heat.
*Tip: Turn down the heat if the oil starts smoking.
Step 3: Prepare the batter
In a small bowl, beat the milk and eggs together until combined. Pour the cornmeal mix onto a plate.
Step 4: Coat the mozzarella sticks with batter
Dip each stick into the liquid mixture, then roll it in the cornmeal mix until it's completely covered. Repeat a second time.
Step 5: Fry the sticks
Place the breaded sticks into the hot oil and brown for at least one to two minutes on each side until they turn a light brown color. Do not crowd the pan. When they are crispy, immediately transfer with tongs to paper towels and sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
*Tip: Store the mozzarella sticks on a baking sheet in a warm oven while you make the rest of the batch.
Step 6: Prepare your serving platter Arrange the fried mozzarella sticks on a large platter and serve with marinara sauce, ranch sauce, and honey mustard dressing. Dig in!
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