Saturday, February 2, 2013

Crispy Marinated Mozzarella Recipe...

Need a great half-time appetizer for the Super Bowl?  Why not try this crispy marinated mozzarella recipe from Life's Ambrosia?

Serves 4
You will need:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 8 (1/4 inch) thick mozzarella slices
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • oil for frying
  1. In a bowl combine, olive oil, garlic, basil and kosher salt.
  2. Lay mozzarella slices on a plate and pour garlic mixture over the top. Turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. The breading process is three step. In one bowl place flour, in a second bowl place egg, in the the third bowl combine the panko and plain dry bread crumbs.
  4. Heat about 1 inch of oil in a pan over medium heat.
  5. Dip each piece of mozzarella in the flour, then egg and finally press into the bread crumbs to coat completely.
  6. Drop a few bread crumbs into the oil, if they sizzle, it is hot enough. Fry breaded mozzarella for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve immediately.

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