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Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

The air fryer makes the perfect mozzarella sticks - whether you use pre-made or our homemade version.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy snack, gluten-free, party food
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 347kcal
Cost: $2

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

  • 6 cheese sticks cut in half
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup gluten free flour
  • 1/2 cup gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

Frozen Mozzarella Sticks

  • 6 mozzarella sticks

Instructions

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

  • Cut cheese sticks in half and stick in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Add a beaten egg to one bowl, flour in another bowl, and bread crumbs and spices in a third.
  • Dip the cheese sticks in the egg, then the flour, the egg again, and then the bread crumbs.
  • Places the breaded cheese sticks back in the freezer for about 30 minutes to let everything stick to them and harden.Cook in the air fryer at 370º for 6 minutes. Turn over in the middle of cooking.

Frozen Mozzarella Sticks

  • Arrange frozen mozzarella sticks in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook at 380º F for 7 minutes. Flip over halfway through cooking.

Notes

  • Not on gluten free diet: Can use regular flour and bread crumbs for your homemade mozzarella sticks.
  • Gluten free bread crumbs: Make your own with gluten free bread.
  • Nutrition facts are for homemade mozzarella sticks.

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 1250mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 64IU | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1mg