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Baked Panko-Crusted Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

Panko-Crusted Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course appetizers
Servings 12 sticks
Calories 168 kcal

what you'll need

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 12 mozzarella sticks
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cups panko or breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano

let's do it

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pour flour in large resealable bag. Add cheese sticks and shake until evenly coated, set aside.
  • Whisk egg in mixing bowl, set aside.
  • Combine grated Parmesan, panko or breadcrumbs, garlic salt, pepper, parsley and oregano in shallow mixing bowl.
  • Remove cheese sticks from flour mixture and shake off excess. Dredge cheese sticks in egg then into breadcrumb mixture; place on baking sheet.
  • Spray each cheese stick lightly with olive oil cooking spray and bake 6-8 minutes. Remove when cheese is soft and starts to ooze out of bread coating.
  • Serve hot with a side of marinara sauce. Enjoy!

One Last Thing

Baking snacks instead of frying is a great way to save a ton of calories!


Calories: 168kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 10gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 370mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 2gSugar: 0.4g
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