Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella sticks
serves 4

2 eggs, beaten
50ml/2fl oz water
350ml/12fl oz coarse dried
white breadcrumbs
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon mixed spice
150ml/5fl oz flour
75ml/3fl oz cornflour
vegetable oil for deep-frying
450g/1lb mozzarella cheese,
cut into finger-size sticks

• Whisk the eggs with 50ml/2fl oz water and set aside. Mix the breadcrumbs, garlic salt and mixed spice together, and set aside. Blend the flour with the cornflour.
• Heat enough vegetable oil for deep-frying in a heavy saucepan. Dredge the cheese sticks in the flour mixture, then dip in the egg. Lastly, coat in the breadcrumb mixture.
• Lower carefully into the hot oil, and fry for a few seconds until golden. Remove from the hot oil, and drain on kitchen paper. Serve hot.

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