Fried Mozzarella

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5Ingredients
25Minutes
250Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese
  • oil (for deep-frying)
  • 2 eggs
  • flour
  • plain dry breadcrumbs
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    Directions

    1. Cut the mozzarella into slices about 1/2 inch thick. Gently wipe off any excess moisture with a paper towel. Heat the oil until a small piece of bread sizzles as soon as it is dropped in (about 350F degrees).
    2. While the oil is heating, beat the eggs in a shallow bowl. Spread some flour on one plate, and some bread crumbs on another. Press the cheese slices into the flour, coating them evenly with a thin layer of flour. Shake off any excess. Dip them into the egg, then into the breadcrumbs. Dip them once more into the egg and then again into the breadcrumbs. Fry immediately in the hot oil until golden brown. (You may have to do this in two batches but do not let the breaded cheese wait for too long or the breadcrumb coating will
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    NutritionView More

    250Calories
    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories250Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol145mg48%
    Sodium340mg14%
    Potassium80mg2%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium25%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.