Mozzarella Sticks with Marinara Sauce

CRISPY FRY® Seasoned Crumbs


Mozzarella Sticks:
  • 1 cup (225g) Cream Cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups (337g) Mozarella, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Kangkong leaves, blanched
  • 1 pack (50g) CRISPY FRY® Seasoned Crumbs
  • 2 cups (500ml) Oil
Marinara sauce:
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Cooking oil
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (250ml) Bolognese sauce
  • 1/2 cup (80g) Quickmelt cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. (1g) Pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. (1.2g) Chili flakes
  • 1 tsp. (2g) Oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp. (3g) Parsley, chopped (optional)


  1. BLEND & FREEZE. Using a food processor, blend cream cheese, mozzarella and kangkong leaves together. Place on a rectangular container and freeze for about 1 hour.
  2. COAT. Cut the blocks of frozen mozzarella into 1/2 inch sticks and coat with CRISPY FRY® Seasoned Crumbs.
  3. DEEP-FRY. In a pan, heat oil and deep-fry coated mozzarella sticks until golden brown. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander. Set aside.
  4. SAUTÉ. To prepare the sauce, heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion and garlic until caramelized. Add bolognese sauce, quickmelt cheese, pepper, chili flakes and oregano. Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. SERVE. Transfer mozzarella sticks on a plate then serve with creamy bolognese sauce. Optional to garnish with parsley.

Cooking Tips

Place the mozzarella sticks in an airtight container and make sure to freeze them for at least one hour before frying, otherwise the cheese will likely ooze out of the shell.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 60 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 12 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 2 pcs. mozzarella sticks, 3 Tbsps. Sauce

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Cheese is a great source of Calcium that is essential in maintaining bone strength.


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