Homemade mozzarella sticks Ahh! What could be better than eating these heavenly sticks? Hungry? Go grab these cheesy sticks for a hunger hunt. Let me first tell you from where this yummy food came from and what it is made up of.
Mozzarella sticks are elongated pieces of bread filled with cheese. They were originally invented in Paris however later became part of United States.
They can be prepared easily at home as their recipe is available online. Honestly, these homemade mozzarella sticks are better than any other snack.
How these homemade mozzarella sticks taste?
Nothing feels better than a crunchy blast of cheese with every bite wrapped in fried bread. These Mouthwatering sticks when dipped in tomato ketchup with some onion powder taste even better.
I suggest you try these with some mozzarella stick sauces don’t know how to make sauces? Have a look down.
A piece of the mint leaves, dusting with salt and slice wonderfully.
Place into a container, add the sugar and pour the hot water, stir and leave to cool.
Mixing in the vinegar then taste it.
Add extra water or vinegar and adjust flavor to suit your taste.
You MUST try these cheesy homemade mozzarella sticks with this sauce as it gives you a blast of some cooling mint with a bit of spice.
Heat oil in a sauce pot Add some garlic cloves and sauté until fried. Stir in tomato sauce basil and oregano sauce with some salt. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors have been mixed perfectly.
One serving of mozzarella stick contains about 51% or fats, 18% proteins and 31% carbs.
These cheesy sticks are full of fats because of the high amount of cheese in it.
Is it good for health?
Yes, these mozzarella cheese filled sticks are good for health for the following reasons:
Source of vitamin b7
Mozzarella sticks are rich in vitamin b7 and can fulfill one’s deficiency of biotin or vitamin b7. It is also good for diabetic patients as it lowers the glucose level in an individual body.
Helps in making bones stronger
Cheese in these tasty sticks contains calcium which is good for teethers and bones. Eating cheese in the right amount can be really beneficial for one’s body and growth of bones.
Mozzarella sticks contain a good amount of phosphorus. Phosphorus helps the body to absorb calcium from food.
Another key mineral found in homemade mozzarella sticks is potassium. Potassium helps to lower blood pressure and has many healthy roles to play in the human body.
Can be a source of niacin
Niacin or vitamin b2 is also found in mozzarella sticks. This vitamin fights many problems such as migraine attacks. It also holds some antioxidants.
Moving on to the recipe of homemade mozzarella sticks because everyone wants to make these mozzarella sticks at home.
Ingredients to make homemade mozzarella sticks
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/4 cup water
- 11/2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup cornstarch
- 1-quart oil for deep frying 1 (16 ounces) package mozzarella cheese sticks
Directions to make these tempting cheesy sticks
Mix the eggs and required an amount of water in a bowl or suitable pot.
Mix the breadcrumbs and the garlic salt in a bowl. Blend the flour and cornstarch in another bowl.
Heat the oil at 365 degrees.
Coat the mozzarella cheese stick one at a time first in the egg then the flour and cornstarch mix and then finally in the breadcrumb mixture.
Precautions: Do not fry the sticks directly after coating as they will break into pieces in oil. Firstly freeze these coated sticks for an hour.
Note: Although mozzarella sticks have some benefits and healthy properties to serve the body. However, there is a major side effect of eating too much cheese items. Cheese is rich in fats which cause obesity.
Obesity is the major reason for deaths due to heart attacks. Cheese can increase the chances of heart attacks and heart problems. To avoid these problems eat cheese products in a limited amount.
Fact: An estimate of 300 000 people die yearly due to obesity.
To live a good life you must give a limit to everything even if it is good. Even the good turns bad when taken in excess. Hope you are about to go out to get some ingredients to make some homemade mozzarella sticks.