Mozzarella sticks are delicious! They’re cheesy and fried, which means they will be perfect for a late-night snack.
However, you may have found yourself in a situation where you bought more than you could eat in one sitting. Or maybe your friends were over and wanted to share some mozzarella sticks with you but it was too much food to finish off at once?
If this sounds like something that has happened to you then read on because we have four genius ways that will help heat up those mozzarella sticks!
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Methods to Reheat Mozzarella Sticks
Mozzarella sticks are one of the most popular finger foods for kids. They’re also really easy to make at home. But, what do you do when you made too many and it’s time to heat them up?
#1 Using an Oven
The most common, sought-after, and conventional method of reheating mozzarella sticks is by using an oven. This method is the one that restores the taste and texture of the cheese sticks close to the freshly fried ones, only that it takes a lot of time. So, if you are in a hurry, I wouldn’t suggest this method to you.
However, if you have the time to chuck them in the oven, follow the steps below:
If you don’t own an oven, you can also use a toaster oven and follow the same steps as you would’ve done for a traditional oven.
#2 Using a Microwave
Reheating fried foods using a microwave is never favorable since there’s a chance that your food might turn soggy and oily. However, not everyone has the time to reheat them in the oven, right? In such cases, it is always best to use a microwave and call it a day. Here’s what you need to do:
They might not be the crispiest mozzarella sticks that you could have, but at least they’ll be warm and gooey from the inside.
#3 Using an Air Fryer
Who doesn’t love mozzarella sticks with that gooey cheese on the inside? Sure, microwaving them is a tried and true method to reheat these tasty treats. But what if you could do it in less than 5 minutes?!
Fact: An air fryer allows food to be cooked at high temperatures using two convection fans as opposed to one or no heating element which would cause a microwave oven to create heat by running an electric current through its metal coils.
This means your delicious mozzarella sticks will come out crispy instead of soggy like they might get from sitting in their own grease for too long (who likes eating those?). So how exactly should we reheat our favorite fried goodness using an air fryer? Let’s take this step-by-step:
#4 Using a Stove or Deep-fryer
The last but likely the most convenient method of reheating leftover mozzarella sticks is by deep-frying them again. It is a pretty straightforward process. All you have to do is follow the steps:
Reheating mozzarella sticks is not rocket science. All you have to do is find the most convenient method for you and then follow the steps accordingly. Make sure that you always defrost the mozzarella sticks if you are reheating them in the microwave or deep frying them again.