Great recipe--it may not be an everyday indulgence but every now and then it's nice to have some cheesy deep fried goodness. Recipe▼ 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2/3 cup flour 1 cup fresh bread crumbs 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon white pepper pinch of cayenne 2 tablespoons milk I followed that up with a few seconds in the microwave to be sure they were done inside. First batch disappeared in record time. I originally tried and reviewed this recipe before it was published. Deep fry cheese sticks, a few at a time, until the coating is golden brown and crisp and the cheese is soft, 5 to 8 minutes. Just as good as store bought but I had the satisfaction of making them myself! Kids and adults raved over them. I did fry them in hot oil in my cast iron skillet. They made a great addition to our "dippers". Such a nice coating and they froze so well. Thank you mis7up. Remove string cheese sticks from plastic wrappings and cut the strings in half crosswise. All rights reserved. Very good and kid friendly. Set aside. They are a favorite at our house. If you're trying to save your crumbs I'd go with 1/2 cup to start with since I had some left over. The boys thought this was the BEST. If that. Allow cheese sticks to stand at room temperature for about 5 minutes to set, and repeat dipping in egg and bread crumbs to form a thick coating. Fill a deep frying pan or skillet with about 2 inches of oil and heat over high heat … Let sticks drain on paper towels; cool slightly and serve warm. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). These are SOOO GOOD! The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. 16 oz String Cheese  (I used mozzarella and cheddar), 2 cups Panko bread crumbs plain  (or regular Italian bread crumbs). Thanks Melissa for the inspiration! Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce. Made a double batch for movie night(10 w/company included). Make sure you coat the cheese well with the breadcrumbs. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Place fried cheese sticks on paper towels briefly to drain excess oil, then serve immediately with marinara sauce for dipping. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. I cut this recipe back by half (I didn't want to use 2 1/2 eggs--I went ahead and just used three). 1 quart vegetable oil for frying, or as needed. This isn't a staple, it's a treat just like strawberry shaorcake. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Tastes great too! Fill a deep frying pan or skillet with about 2 inches of oil and heat over high heat until sizzling. Place eggs in a bowl and bread crumbs into a large shallow bowl. I added it to my cookbook and it has definitely found a home at our house. Congrats! March 5 2012 - Awesome! 24 for 6 people was not enough. I swear they had all of them gone in ten minutes. I served them with "Clone of a pretzel dip" and they were so YUMMY! What goes better with homemade marinara than fried cheese sticks? I will share my review from then. Dip cheese sticks into buttermilk mixture, then into all-purpose flour, then back into the buttermilk … I coated twice per the instructions but I still had a slight problem with the cheese oozing out. --I ground them down to crumbs using my food processor. You saved Home-Fried Cheese Sticks to your. I was told I was seen sticking extra in freezer but couldn't I go ahead and cook those too? Other than that small change I kept to the recipe. My review was as follows: YUMMY! I actually made this on a whim after I'd made marinara in the crockpot. these were crispy and delicious. In a separate shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs with Italian Herbs seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. I only used 6 sticks which reduced the bread crumbs to 3/4 cup. In a shallow bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg, salt, and pepper. Taste just wonderful, light crispiness. Very simple. I don't normally keep bread crumbs on hand what I DID have was a couple bags of those Texas Toast croutons (free due to couponing!!!) Keep an eye on them so they don't over brown or explode. Served with marinara & pizza sauce. Fried half in Canola Oil, bqaked half accoding to directions on store bought box. I make 2 batches, one for the 'now' and one for later. However, you can either bake or cook it in an air-fryer. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. Cooking: To achieve the crispy and golden brown perfection, use the cooking method of deep-frying. Everyone is looking forward to a repeat! Set aside. Do not overcook the cheese stick, you just want the breading to be crispy. OK Ms Missy...I made a double batch sticking half in freezer. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking.