Flamin’ Hot Mozzarella Sticks by Chef Zaira


If you’re a fan of cheesy, hot, and crispy goodness, there is nothing better than these Flamin’ Hot Mozzarella Sticks.

Level up your snack game by coating mozzarella cheese sticks in the spicy Cheetos crumbs, and frying them up to crunchy, cheesy perfection. Follow this easy recipe by Chef Zaira for the full flavor experience.

What you Need

  • 6 Mozzarella Sticks
  • 1 cup of finely crushed Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3-4 tbsp All-Purpose Flour


Step 1:

Freeze mozzarella sticks until frozen solid for at least 2 hours.

Step 2:

Preheat air fryer to 180° for about 5-7 minutes

Step 3:

Set up a breading station: In a shallow bowl, add crushed Cheetos, in another bowl, whisk eggs until well beaten; and in another bowl, add flour.

Step 4:

Coat frozen mozzarella sticks in flour, then dip in egg, then crushed Cheetos, repeat with egg, and repeat with Cheetos. Arrange the coated sticks on a baking sheet.

Step 5:

Air fry for 8 to 10 minutes, watching carefully so the cheese doesn’t ooze.

Step 6:

Serve with your favorite dressing for dipping.

If you are looking to add spice to your Iftar then this Flamin’ Hot Mozzarella sticks is your go-to recipe.

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