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Bocconcini Fritti

AndreaAndrea MacInnis

Deep fried fresh mozzarella cheese with tomato sauce.

servings:Up to you
prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
5 minutes
total time:
20 minutes


  • Large size Bocconcini Cheese (aprox 2 inches in diameter)
  • Flour
  • Egg
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Seasoning salt
  • Prepared tomato sauce
  • Oil for frying


  • 1

    Take desired amount of bocconcini balls and wipe dry with paper towel.

  • 2

    Set up breading station with 3 bowls, one for flour, eggs and bread crumbs. Season each bowl with seasoning salt to taste. The amount of breading ingredients will depend on how many bocconcini you are making.

  • 1

    Dredge the bocconcini in flour, then egg and bread crumbs. Make sure to coat completely. Contintue until all balls have bread crumb coating, placing on a plate as they are finished.

  • 2

    Add oil (canola or vegetable, not olive oil) in a pot to a thickness that will completely cover the balls. Heat oil to 375 F. Drop balls in oil carefully a few at a time and cook until balls are a nice golden brown. Approximately 5 minutes.

  • 3

    Serve balls in small bowls with a ladle of prepared hot tomato sauce on the bottom of the bowl. Place cooked balls in center of bowl on top of the tomato sauce and eat immediately.



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