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Mozzarella Balls Recipe

Lil' Luna
Fried mozzarella bites are delicious, easy and the perfect party appetizer when served with marinara. Everyone loves this bite-sized snack!
4.72 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
FREEZE 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 136 kcal


  • 1 package package string cheese
  • 2 cups Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Marinara Sauce (homemade or store bought)
  • Oil for frying


  • Cut string cheese into 1" pieces
  • Prepare coating process by pouring milk in a bowl and setting aside. Put 1 cup flour in a plastic bag and in another bag add 2 cups panko, mixed with seasonings.
  • Place cheese in milk, one handful at a time.
  • Toss into your flour bag and shake well.
  • Put cheese back into your milk bowl and coat completely.
  • Toss in panko bag and shake until evenly coated.
  • Place mozzarella bites on a plate or in a bag and freeze for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat up oil on medium heat. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Be sure to take them out of the oil before they get too hot or cheese will ooze out of breading.
  • Serve warm with marinara sauce. ENJOY!


Calories: 136kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 4gFat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 124mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 55IUCalcium: 71mgIron: 1.6mg
Keyword Mozzarella Bites
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