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Doritos® Nacho Cheese Mozzarella Sticks

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Total Time:

20 min



Dunk these extra-cheesy DORITOS®-breaded mozzarella sticks into warmed marinara sauce for a crowd-pleasing snack that’s both crispy and saucy. 



Step 1
In food processor, pulse DORITOS® Nacho Cheese Flavored Tortilla Chips until finely ground.

Step 2
Into small bowl, add flour.

Step 3
In another small bowl, whisk egg.

Step 4
Dredge cheese strings in flour, dip in egg and roll in ground tortilla chips until well coated.

Step 5
Add enough oil to large high-sided skillet to reach 1 inch up sides. Set over medium heat and heat until shimmering or instant-read thermometer registers 350ºF.

Step 6
Working in batches, carefully fry breaded cheese sticks, turning once, for 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown all over.

Step 7
Using slotted spoon, transfer cheese sticks to paper towel–lined plate. Serve with warmed marinara sauce for dipping.

Tips & Tricks

Alternatively, use 7 oz block of mozzarella and cut cheese into 3 x 1/2 x 1/2-inch sticks.