How to Cook Frozen Mozzarella Sticks in an Air Fryer

How to Cook Frozen Mozzarella Sticks in Air Fryer

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Brace yourself for a cheesy indulgence with mouth-watering mozzarella sticks. The crunchy air-fried exterior with the melting cheese inside is soul-satisfying.

Check out how to cook frozen mozzarella sticks in an air fryer!


  • Frozen mozzarella sticks
  • Cooking oil
  • Pastry brush
  • Air fryer


  1. Set the air fryer on preheating mode or at 360° F for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, brush the frozen mozzarella sticks with oil and place them in the basket. Make sure none of the sticks are stacked or touching.
  3. Air fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Gently flip/shake the sticks and air fry for 2-3 minutes more until crisp and the cheese is soft or almost melting.
  5. Lastly, remove into a serving dish, and let cool for 2 minutes
  6. Enjoy with your favorite sauce. 


  • Brushing the mozzarella sticks with oil makes them extra crispy. If you want to go oil-free, then skip this step.
  • Those sticks with thick breading usually don’t explode with the cheese oozing out.
  • The mozzarella sticks taste excellent with marinara sauce, ranch dressing, BBQ sauce, chipotle mayo, as well as tomato ketchup.

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