These Easy Low Carb Baked Mozzarella Sticks are my fuss-free way to make a favorite restaurant treat at home.


  • 6 Mozzarella Sticks
  • 1/2 cup grated dry Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups fried pork rinds
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning blend
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsps water
  • Instructions:
  • Cut Mozzarella sticks in half cross-wise and set aside
  • Place egg and water in a small shallow dish or pan. Whisk to mix.
  • Crush pork rinds with rolling pin or crush in blender. Should make about 1/2 cup pork rind crumbs.
  • Place Parmesan, crushed pork rinds and Italian seasoning in a shallow baking pan
  • Dip Mozzarella sticks, one at a time, first in egg wash, then crumbs, then repeat both egg wash and crumbs for second coating.
  • Set mozzarella on dish or pan that will fit in the freezer.
  • Freeze for two hours.After two hours: heat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Working quickly cover a baking pan in parchment or grease it.
  • Place frozen mozzarella sticks directly from freezer onto pan.
  • Spray with a light coating of olive oil. (optional)
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes, just till coating is brown and cheese is warm and soft.
  • Serve immediately with warm marinara sauce, if desired.

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