Fried Mozzarella Balls

Fried Mozzarella Balls
Photo by Romulo Yanes


  • 3 large eggs
  • homemade or bottled spicy tomato sauce
  • a deep-fat thermometer
  • 1 cup plain fine dry bread crumbs
  • About 5 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 pound marinated bocconcini (small mozzarella balls)

Heat about 11/2 inches oil to 360°F in a 3 1/2-to 4-quart heavy saucepan. Meanwhile, double-coat bocconcini by dipping in eggs, then in bread crumbs, and repeating. Transfer to a sheet of wax paper. Working in batches of 10, lower balls into oil with a slotted spoon and fry, turning occasionally,...

View full recipe at Epicurious


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