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Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

These mozzarella sticks use string cheese snacks and are a great easy RV recipe to make in your air fryer!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • air fryer
  • baking tray
  • wax or parchment paper


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 10 mozzarella string cheese sticks
  • marinara/pizza sauce optional, for dipping


  • Cut each of the mozzarella sticks in half and set aside.
    Halved Mozz Sticks
  • Crack both of the eggs in a bowl and beat them together.
  • Combine the Italian seasoning and breadcrumbs in a second bowl.
  • Dip a mozzarella stick into the egg mixture, turning it so ensure it is coated completely.
    Egg Bath Cheese Sticks
  • Next, turn that mozzarella stick in the breadcrumb mixture, coating it completely.
    Cheese Stick Bread Crumbs
  • Place all coated mozzarella sticks on a baking tray lined with wax or parchment paper. Freeze for 1/2 hour.
  • If you prefer a thicker breaded coating, repeat all of the above steps one more time.
  • Remove the sticks from the freezer and place them on your air fryer tray.
    Breaded Mozzarella Sticks Air Fryer Basket
  • Cook the sticks at 400 F for 8-10 minutes, until the breading is golden and crispy. Some of the cheese might be just starting to bubble out of the breading.
  • Optional: served with marinara/pizza sauce.
    Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks Plated
Keyword air fryer, appetizer, cheese, rv