Making mozzarella sticks at home is no longer a challenge. The only problem is that they don’t look very appetizing. If you want to impress your friends, then try out these eggless mozzarella sticks recipes.
Mozzarella cheese has always been considered a staple food item in Italian cuisine. In fact, it was originally called’mozza’ (in Italian), meaning soft or creamy cheese. Mozzarella is also known as buffalo milk cheese because it originated from Italy’s northern region of Piedmont where buffalo milk is produced.
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Eggless Mozzarella Sticks
I’m sure you have seen this recipe on Pinterest, but I wanted to share it with you because it is so easy and delicious! It’s a great appetizer for parties or just as an easy snack.
You can use any cheese that melts well, like cheddar, parmesan, etc. You could even use different cheeses in each stick if you want.
- 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese (or other cheese)
- 3 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
- 4 tablespoons of butter
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In the bowl of your food processor combine the Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. Pulse until combined.
- Add the butter and pulse again until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
- Transfer to a large mixing bowl and form into 4 equal sized balls.
- Place on prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and flip over onto another piece of parchment paper. Return to oven and bake for 5 more minutes.
- Remove from oven. Let cool completely before serving. Enjoy.
Should I refrigerate Eggless Mozzarella sticks?
Yes, they should be stored in the refrigerator. They will keep up to 3 days in the fridge. If you plan on making them ahead of time, you may want to freeze them first.
If you plan on freezing them, you don’t need to do anything special. Just place them on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper and put them in the freezer. Once frozen, transfer to a resealable plastic bag and store in the freezer. To serve, simply thaw at room temperature.
Why did my cheese melt while deep frying?
Cheese sticks are one of those foods that are always fun to eat. They’re crispy on the outside, soft inside, and go great with dips like salsa or ketchup. But what happens when you dip them into a bowl of batter and fry them in hot oil? Well, it turns out that sometimes the cheese melts during the process. And it doesn’t just happen once or twice; it seems to happen every single time we make these treats.
The reason why is pretty simple: The fat content of the cheese makes it very susceptible to heat. When you add cheese to a dish, it’s going to absorb some of the moisture from whatever else you’re cooking.
So when you cook it, the water evaporates off and leaves behind less liquid than there was originally. That means that the cheese itself has become drier. As the cheese gets drier, it starts to break down and eventually becomes too dry to hold its shape. This causes the cheese to start melting.
So how do you avoid this problem? There are two ways to prevent this from happening: First, you can try using a lower-fat cheese. Second, you can cut back on the amount of cheese you use. We’ve found that both methods work really well.
What kind of oil should I use for eggless mozzarella sticks?
We recommend using vegetable oil for our recipes. Not only does it taste better than regular oils, but it also has a higher smoke point, so it won’t burn easily. Plus, it’s much healthier for you.
Is it safe to deep fry?
Deep frying is perfectly safe as long as you follow proper safety guidelines. Make sure that you have all of your equipment ready so that you know exactly where everything goes. Also, make sure that you have enough space around the stove so that nothing catches fire.
Finally, make sure that you monitor the temperature of the oil carefully. Too low of a temperature and the food won’t get cooked properly. Too high of a temperature and the oil could explode.
Making mozzarella sticks without an egg is easy if you follow these steps. You’ll end up with delicious snacks that everyone will love.
Meet our air fryer recipe expert, Jenny J. Brown. Jenny is a culinary enthusiast with a passion for creating healthy, delicious meals using the latest kitchen appliances. As an experienced home cook and food blogger, Jenny has spent years experimenting with air fryer recipes and perfecting her techniques to create meals that are both nutritious and satisfying.