Potato Cheese Sticks - 5 minutes Lunchbox Recipe

Potato Cheese Sticks –  These homemade cheese sticks are a delightful snack that combines the creamy richness of mozzarella cheese. Its crispy, golden potato coating makes a perfect appetizer or party treat that is incredibly satisfying. This recipe will guide you through each step to create these irresistible cheese sticks. The cheese sticks offer a tantalizing blend of textures and flavors. The outer layer of golden-brown, crispy potato delivers a satisfying crunch. Inside, you’ll discover a luscious, gooey mozzarella cheese that oozes with each bite. The seasoning of black pepper and salt in the potato mixture provides a subtle savory note. Furthermore, it perfectly complements the mild, creamy cheese. This combination creates a mouthwatering contrast that’s hard to resist. Dipped in your favorite sauce.  These cheese sticks are a delightful treat that strikes a balance between comfort and indulgence.

The journey starts with three humble potatoes, boiled to perfection. Then, they’re mashed to create a seasoned potato mixture. Additionally, a touch of black pepper and salt is added, enhancing the flavor. Furthermore, prepare the cheese sticks, your focus sharpens, and you anticipate the mouthwatering finale at each stage.

Potato Cheese Sticks - 5 minutes Lunchbox Recipe

Once the potato mixture is ready, it’s time to introduce the star of the show: mozzarella cheese. Cutting it into sticks, we nestle these dairy delights within the comforting embrace of the seasoned potatoes. The magic happens in maintaining a careful balance, where the cheese’s creaminess complements the potato’s crunch. After a brief sojourn in the refrigerator, these sticks firm up. Moreover, the transformation truly takes shape in the breading process. The cheese and potato sticks undergo a three-step coating. Furthermore, they’re first dusted with all-purpose flour, then bathed in beaten eggs, and finally, generously rolled in breadcrumbs. This layering of textures heightens the anticipation of the delightful contrast to come.

Finally, a hot pan of vegetable oil beckons, ready to fry these creations to crispy perfection. The golden hue deepens with each passing second, creating a visual symphony of what’s to come. As you pull them from the hot oil, the cheese sticks gleam, and their molten centers await discovery. You can dip them in your favorite sauce or enjoy them on their own, and they deliver a symphony of flavors and textures that few can resist. These homemade cheese sticks are crispy, creamy, and simply irresistible, bearing testimony to the delightful artistry of homemade comfort food.

Potato Cheese Sticks - 5 minutes Lunchbox Recipe

Potato Cheese Sticks - 5 minutes Lunchbox Recipe

The cheese and potato sticks receive a three-step coating dance – first, a dusting of all-purpose flour, followed by a bath in beaten eggs, and finally, a generous roll in breadcrumbs. This layering of textures intensifies the anticipation of the delightful contrast to come.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 3 person
Calories 120 kcal


  • 3 medium-sized potatoes
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 block of mozzarella cheese
  • All-purpose flour for coating
  • 2 eggs
  • Bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • Peel and chop the potatoes, then boil them until soft (15-20 minutes). Drain and mash with 1/4 tsp black pepper and 1/2 tsp salt. Let it cool.
  • Cut mozzarella into sticks, about 1/2 inch wide and 3-4 inches long.
  • Shape potato mixture into balls, encase mozzarella in each ball, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Set up a breading station with flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs.
  • Coat each chilled stick in flour, then egg, and finally, breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil to 350°F (175°C) in a pan, then fry sticks for 3-5 minutes until golden and the cheese is gooey.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy your homemade cheese sticks!



  • Make sure each stick gets an even layer of flour, egg, and breadcrumbs for a satisfying crunch in every bite.
  • For an even crisper texture, after breading, place your cheese and potato sticks in the freezer for about 30 minutes before frying. This extra chill helps the coating adhere better and results in a crunchier exterior when fried.
Keyword 5 minute snack, cheese stick, potato stick

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