mozzarella in carrozza

Mozzarella in carrozza
(Fried Mozzarella Sandwich)

Simple, streamlined and impactful, these mozzarella in a carriage will be appreciated by any gourmet who loves traditional flavors cuisine. It is a poor dish, with very few ingredients, but definitely rich in taste: perfect for an aperitif with friends accompanied by a refreshing colorful cocktail, or a glass of white wine.

mozzarella carrozza fried

Mozzarella in carrozza (fried mozzarella sandwich)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 mozzarellacheese
  • 8 slices of sandwich bread
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 glass of milk
  • Flour 00
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper


  • Start by removing the edges from each slice of sandwich bread.
  • Then cut a few thick slices of mozzarella and lay 1-2 out of 4 slices of bread.
  • Also add 1-2 anchovy fillets.
  • Then close with another slice of bread, crush your "sandwich" well with your hands so as to seal the sides and cut it diagonally to obtain 2 triangles.
  • Beat the 2eggs on a plate.
  • At this point pass the triangles in the flour, then in the eggs and finally in the bread crumbs.
  • If you want to get even better mozzarella in carrozza, you should do well 2 passes.
  • Preheat plenty of seed oil in a saucepan and once it reaches the temperature immerse in 2 triangles at a time.
  • When they are all ready, add salt, pepper and serve these delicious Italian pearls!



2019 Chianti “Crete Rosse”
Toscana – Crete Rosse – Rosso – 12%

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