Easy Peasy Mozzarella Appetizers

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

These are a snap to make, and are one of my catering staples. If you’re looking for a great appetizer that won’t fill up your guests, then your search is over.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:
several
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

mozzarella cut into thick sticks
wonton wrappers
peanut oil for frying
dipping sauce, your choice

Step-By-Step

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1PREP/PREPARE

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2Gather and prep all your ingredients.

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3Chef’s Note: Wonton wrappers are the ideal size (3.5 inches square). However, in a pinch, you can cut large eggroll wrappers to the same size.

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4Chef’s Note: Cut the mozzarella into sticks 1/4 inch thick by 3 inches wide.

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5Heat about a 1/4-inch of oil in a pan to 350f (175c).

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6Place a stick of mozzarella on a wonton wrapper.

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7Use a bit of water to dampen the two top sides of the wanton wrapper.

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8Fold up the bottom.

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9Tuck in the sides.

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10Roll into a tight bundle.

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11Repeat for the other mozzarella sticks.

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12Add them to the hot oil.

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13Allow them to cook for about 1 minute per side.

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14Chef’s Tip: If you let them cook too long the cheese will expand and ooze out of the wrapper. I HATE it when that happens.

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15Chef’s Tip: If you are making several batches of these, preheat your oven to 200f (95c), and put them in there to keep warm until ready to serve.

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16PLATE/PRESENT

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17Serve while still warm with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy.

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18Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom