Cut mozzarella into 1/2-inch slices and then into 1/2-inch strips. Place flour in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat eggs, salt, and pepper thoroughly with a fork. Place bread crumbs in the bowl.
Dip mozzarella strips in flour, then in beaten eggs. Dredge thoroughly in bread crumbs, making sure cheese is thoroughly coated with crumbs so that it does not ooze in frying.
Arrange strips in a single layer on a large platter lined with wax paper. Chill at least 1 hour (chilling will prevent bread crumb coating from falling off when frying).
In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until haze forms. Fry mozzarella in 2 batches, turning once, until lightly golden on both sides. Drain on paper towels. To serve, arrange on platter and serve immediately.
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