Easy Peasy Mozzarella Appetizers

Andy Anderson !


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

How to Make Easy Peasy Mozzarella Appetizers


  • 2Gather and prep all your ingredients.
  • 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.
  • 4Chef’s Note: Cut the mozzarella into sticks 1/4 inch thick by 3 inches wide.
  • 5Heat about a 1/4-inch of oil in a pan to 350f (175c).
  • 6Place a stick of mozzarella on a wonton wrapper.
  • 7Use a bit of water to dampen the two top sides of the wanton wrapper.
  • 8Fold up the bottom.
  • 9Tuck in the sides.
  • 10Roll into a tight bundle.
  • 11Repeat for the other mozzarella sticks.
  • 12Add them to the hot oil.
  • 13Allow them to cook for about 1 minute per side.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 17Serve while still warm with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy.
  • 18Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Easy Peasy Mozzarella Appetizers

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

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