Mozzarella fritta (fried cheese)
Mozzarella fritta is a simple and easy italian recipe that is served as an
or snack all over the country.
fresh mozzarella cheese
Italian bread crumbs
Oil for frying
Salt and pepper
Cut mozzarella into 1cm (0,40″) slices. Place it into a colander and let them drain for about one hour.
In a small bowl crack the eggs, season with salt and pepper and whisk until combined.
Dip a slice of mozzarella into the egg mixture. Then coat with bread crumbs. Repeat this step with the same slice of cheese to double coat it.
Place the coated cheese on a plate and repeat the process with all mozzarella.
Heat a good amount of frying oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry few pieces at time flipping them from time to time until golden and crunchy.
As they coming out from the oil place them onto a cooling rack, then serve immediately.
Maricruz Avalos F.