Breaded, fried cheese? YES PLEASE! Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks give you the pleasure of the state fair/frozen food aisle favorite, but made with simple ingredients and baked, not fried! Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for laterPin It! With its intense convection heating capability, the air fryer excels at creating healthy versions of fried food favorites that are magnificently crispy-crunchy.From Air Fryer French Fries (or Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries) to Air Fryer Pickles (another of my favorite fair foods) to ridiculously crispy, juicy Air Fryer Chicken Wings, this appliance earns its cabinet space.When I’m craving a bite of nostalgia (or I’m hosting a game watch and really want to make my friends go crazy), baked Mozzarella Sticks are always the right choice.
Since we love them in the oven, I thought—why not try them in the air fryer? Even better.Crispy outside, gooey-inside; my inner-kid is loving this! How to Make Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks Making fried mozzarella cheese sticks in the air fryer is easy, but it does take some planning! To keep mozzarella sticks from exploding in the air fryer, you MUST freeze them first.Freezing cheese sticks for 1 hour both before and after breading them ensures that the cheese doesn’t explode before the filling has a chance to turn golden and crisp.Good news: healthy mozzarella sticks can last in your freezer for months.Prep and freeze a big batch, then all you need to do is pop them in